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Descriptor English: Benzaldehydes
Descriptor Spanish: Benzaldehídos
Descriptor Portuguese: Benzaldeídos
Descriptor French: Benzaldéhydes
Tree number(s): D02.047.222
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001547
Scope note: Compounds that consist of a benzene ring with a formyl group. They occur naturally in the seeds of many fruits and are used as FLAVORING AGENTS and fragrances, as well as precursors in pharmaceutical and plastics manufacturing.
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
Previous Indexing: Aldehydes (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS ID: 1568
Unique ID: D001547
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/23
Benzaldehydes - Preferred
Concept UI M0002319
Scope note Compounds that consist of a benzene ring with a formyl group. They occur naturally in the seeds of many fruits and are used as FLAVORING AGENTS and fragrances, as well as precursors in pharmaceutical and plastics manufacturing.
Preferred term Benzaldehydes



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