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Descriptor English: Barium
Descriptor Spanish: Bario
Descriptor Portuguese: Bário
Descriptor French: Baryum
Tree number(s): D01.268.552.050
D01.268.556.062
D01.552.539.124
D01.552.544.062
SP4.097.063.819
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001464
Scope note: An element of the alkaline earth group of metals. It has an atomic symbol Ba, atomic number 56, and atomic weight 138. All of its acid-soluble salts are poisonous.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
DF deficiency
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 24GP945V5T
CAS Type 1 Name: Barium
Related: Barium Radioisotopes MeSH
DeCS ID: 1486
Unique ID: D001464
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Barium - Preferred
Concept UI M0002178
Scope note An element of the alkaline earth group of metals. It has an atomic symbol Ba, atomic number 56, and atomic weight 138. All of its acid-soluble salts are poisonous.
Preferred term Barium



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