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Descriptor English: Bicarbonates
Descriptor Spanish: Bicarbonatos
Descriptor Portuguese: Bicarbonatos
Descriptor French: Hydrogénocarbonates
Entry term(s): Bicarbonate
Bicarbonate Ion
Bicarbonate Ions
Carbonate, Hydrogen
Carbonates, Hydrogen
Carbonic Acid Ions
Hydrogen Carbonate
Hydrogen Carbonates
Ion, Bicarbonate
Ions, Bicarbonate
Ions, Carbonic Acid
Tree number(s): D01.200.275.150.100
D01.248.497.158.165.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001639
Scope note: Inorganic salts that contain the -HCO3 radical. They are an important factor in determining the pH of the blood and the concentration of bicarbonate ions is regulated by the kidney. Levels in the blood are an index of the alkali reserve or buffering capacity.
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: Buffers
Public MeSH Note: BICARBONATE ION was indexed under BICARBONATES 1981-93
Online Note: use BICARBONATES (NM) to search BICARBONATE ION 1981-93
History Note: BICARBONATE ION was (NM) 1981-93
DeCS ID: 1664
Unique ID: D001639
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Bicarbonates - Preferred
Concept UI M0002462
Scope note Inorganic salts that contain the -HCO3 radical. They are an important factor in determining the pH of the blood and the concentration of bicarbonate ions is regulated by the kidney. Levels in the blood are an index of the alkali reserve or buffering capacity.
Preferred term Bicarbonates
Entry term(s) Bicarbonate
Carbonates, Hydrogen
Hydrogen Carbonates
Carbonic Acid Ions - Narrower
Concept UI M0002464
Preferred term Carbonic Acid Ions
Entry term(s) Ions, Carbonic Acid
Hydrogen Carbonate - Narrower
Concept UI M0330851
Preferred term Hydrogen Carbonate
Entry term(s) Bicarbonate Ion
Carbonate, Hydrogen
Ion, Bicarbonate
Bicarbonate Ions - Narrower
Concept UI M0002463
Preferred term Bicarbonate Ions
Entry term(s) Ions, Bicarbonate



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