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Descriptor English: Calcium Sulfate
Descriptor Spanish: Sulfato de Calcio
Descriptor Portuguese: Sulfato de Cálcio
Descriptor French: Sulfate de calcium
Entry term(s): Alabaster
Anhydrous Sulfate of Lime
Artificial Dental Stone
Calcarea Sulphurica
Calcium Sulfate (1:1), Dihydrate
Calcium Sulfate (1:1), Hemihydrate
Calcium Sulfate (2:1)
Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate
Calcium Sulfate, Anhydrous
Calcium Sulfate, Dihydrate
Calcium Sulfate, Hemihydrate
Calcium Sulfuricum
Calcium Sulphate
Dental Gypsum
Dental Stone, Artificial
Drierite
Gypsite
Gypsum
Gypsum, Dental
Karstenite
Plaster of Paris
Stone, Artificial Dental
Tree number(s): D01.146.375
D01.578.215
D01.875.800.800.850.125
HP4.018.189.157
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002133
Scope note: A calcium salt that is used for a variety of purposes including: building materials, as a desiccant, in dentistry as an impression material, cast, or die, and in medicine for immobilizing casts and as a tablet excipient. It exists in various forms and states of hydration. Plaster of Paris is a mixture of powdered and heat-treated gypsum.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Pharm Action: Dental Materials
Registry Number: WAT0DDB505
CAS Type 1 Name: Sulfuric acid, calcium salt (1:1)
Public MeSH Note: 80; PLASTER OF PARIS was heading 1963-79
Online Note: use CALCIUM SULFATE to search PLASTER OF PARIS 1966-79
History Note: 80; PLASTER OF PARIS was heading 1963-79
DeCS ID: 2169
Unique ID: D002133
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Calcium Sulfate - Preferred
Concept UI M0003183
Scope note A calcium salt that is used for a variety of purposes including: building materials, as a desiccant, in dentistry as an impression material, cast, or die, and in medicine for immobilizing casts and as a tablet excipient. It exists in various forms and states of hydration. Plaster of Paris is a mixture of powdered and heat-treated gypsum.
Preferred term Calcium Sulfate
Entry term(s) Calcium Sulphate
Alabaster - Narrower
Concept UI M000638401
Preferred term Alabaster
Gypsum - Narrower
Concept UI M000638402
Preferred term Gypsum
Calcium Sulfate (1:1), Dihydrate - Narrower
Concept UI M000642843
Preferred term Calcium Sulfate (1:1), Dihydrate
Calcium Sulfate, Anhydrous - Narrower
Concept UI M0003188
Preferred term Calcium Sulfate, Anhydrous
Entry term(s) Anhydrous Sulfate of Lime
Calcium Sulfate, Hemihydrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0003190
Preferred term Calcium Sulfate, Hemihydrate
Calcium Sulfate (1:1), Hemihydrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0331330
Preferred term Calcium Sulfate (1:1), Hemihydrate
Drierite - Narrower
Concept UI M0003185
Preferred term Drierite
Gypsite - Narrower
Concept UI M0003186
Scope note An pulverulent variety of gypsum.
Preferred term Gypsite
Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0331331
Preferred term Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate
Entry term(s) Calcarea Sulphurica
Calcium Sulfate, Dihydrate
Calcium Sulfuricum
Karstenite - Narrower
Concept UI M0372706
Scope note A mineral of a white a slightly bluish color, usually massive. It is composed of anhydrous calcium sulfate.
Preferred term Karstenite
Plaster of Paris - Narrower
Concept UI M0003187
Scope note A finely ground mixture of powdered and heat-treated gypsum.
Preferred term Plaster of Paris
Calcium Sulfate (2:1) - Narrower
Concept UI M0331332
Preferred term Calcium Sulfate (2:1)
Dental Gypsum - Narrower
Concept UI M0372707
Preferred term Dental Gypsum
Entry term(s) Artificial Dental Stone
Dental Stone, Artificial
Gypsum, Dental
Stone, Artificial Dental



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