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Descriptor English: Bentonite
Descriptor Spanish: Bentonita
Descriptor Portuguese: Bentonita
Descriptor French: Bentonite
Entry term(s): Montmorillonite
Montmorrillonite
Tree number(s): D01.056.050.075.100
D01.578.725.025.100
D01.650.550.050.075.100
D01.837.725.700.760.050.100
SP4.021.202.133.709.665.551
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001546
Scope note: A colloidal, hydrated aluminum silicate that swells 12 times its dry size when added to water.
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
Pharm Action: Antidotes
Registry Number: 1302-78-9
Previous Indexing: Aluminum Silicates (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 73; was see ALUMINUM SILICATES 1963-72; MONTMORILLONITE was MONTMORRILLONITE 1977-93
Online Note: use ALUMINUM SILICATES to search BENTONITE 1966-72
History Note: 73; was see ALUMINUM SILICATES 1963-72; MONTMORILLONITE was MONTMORRILLONITE 1977-93
DeCS ID: 1566
Unique ID: D001546
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Bentonite - Preferred
Concept UI M0002317
Scope note A colloidal, hydrated aluminum silicate that swells 12 times its dry size when added to water.
Preferred term Bentonite
Montmorrillonite - Broader
Concept UI M0002318
Preferred term Montmorrillonite
Entry term(s) Montmorillonite



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