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Descriptor English: International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances
Descriptor Spanish: Denominaciones Comunes Internacionales para las Sustancias Farmacéuticas
Descriptor Portuguese: Denominações Comuns Internacionais para as Substâncias Farmacêuticas
Descriptor French: Dénominations Communes Internationales pour les Substances Pharmaceutiques
Entry term(s): INN
International Non-Proprietary Name
International Non-Proprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances
International Nonproprietary Name
International Nonproprietary Names
Tree number(s): VS2.002.005.002
Scope note: Names for pharmaceutical substances that are based on the selection of a monosyllabic or polysyllabic particle indicative of their pharmacological activity or chemical name. The full name is then formed by adding prefixes and/or suffixes to distinguish the substance from others.
DeCS ID: 16706
Unique ID: DDCS016706
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International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances - Preferred
Concept UI FD00057839
Scope note Names for pharmaceutical substances that are based on the selection of a monosyllabic or polysyllabic particle indicative of their pharmacological activity or chemical name. The full name is then formed by adding prefixes and/or suffixes to distinguish the substance from others.
Preferred term International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances
Entry term(s) INN
International Non-Proprietary Name
International Non-Proprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances
International Nonproprietary Name
International Nonproprietary Names



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