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Descriptor in English: Yttrium
Descriptor in Spanish: Itrio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ítrio
Descriptor in French: Yttrium
Tree number(s): D01.268.558.975
D01.268.956.890
D01.552.550.975
Scope note: An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Y, atomic number 39, and atomic weight 88.91. In conjunction with other rare earths, yttrium is used as a phosphor in television receivers and is a component of the yttrium-aluminum garnet (YAG) lasers.
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
See also the descriptors: Yttrium Isotopes MeSH
Yttrium Radioisotopes MeSH
DeCS UI: 15415
Descriptor UI: D015019
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Yttrium - Preferred
Concept UI M0023109
Scope note An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Y, atomic number 39, and atomic weight 88.91. In conjunction with other rare earths, yttrium is used as a phosphor in television receivers and is a component of the yttrium-aluminum garnet (YAG) lasers.
Preferred term Yttrium



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