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Descriptor English: Wetting Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Agentes Mojantes
Descriptor Portuguese: Agentes Molhantes
Descriptor French: Agents mouillants
Entry term(s): Agent, Wetting
Agents, Wetting
Wetting Agent
Tree number(s): D27.720.877.974
VS2.001.003.004.005.022
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014906
Scope note: A surfactant that renders a surface wettable by water or enhances the spreading of water over the surface.
Annotation: for electrowetting agents coordinate with ELECTROWETTING
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS 1975-90
Online Note: search SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 15307
Unique ID: D014906
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Wetting Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0022933
Scope note A surfactant that renders a surface wettable by water or enhances the spreading of water over the surface.
Preferred term Wetting Agents
Entry term(s) Agent, Wetting
Agents, Wetting
Wetting Agent



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