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Descriptor in English: Acids
Descriptor in Spanish: Ácidos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ácidos
Descriptor in French: Acides
Tree number(s): D01.029
SP4.097.039.704
SP8.473.654.412.052.080.115.020.010
Scope note: Chemical compounds which yield hydrogen ions or protons when dissolved in water, whose hydrogen can be replaced by metals or basic radicals, or which react with bases to form salts and water (neutralization). An extension of the term includes substances dissolved in media other than water. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Annotation: GEN; avoid; do not use for specific acids, acid-fast bacteria, acid reactions, etc.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS UI: 151
Descriptor UI: D000143
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Acids - Preferred
Concept UI M0000220
Scope note Chemical compounds which yield hydrogen ions or protons when dissolved in water, whose hydrogen can be replaced by metals or basic radicals, or which react with bases to form salts and water (neutralization). An extension of the term includes substances dissolved in media other than water. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Preferred term Acids



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