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Descriptor in English: Carbon Dioxide
Descriptor in Spanish: Dióxido de Carbono
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dióxido de Carbono
Descriptor in French: Dioxyde de carbone
Entry term(s): Anhydride, Carbonic
Carbonic Anhydride
Dioxide, Carbon
Tree number(s): D01.200.200
D01.362.150
D01.650.550.200
SP4.041.432.533.010.030.010.010
SP4.097.039.779.510
SP4.102.072.092.693.100.449.300.296
SP8.473.654.412.052.044
Scope note: A colorless, odorless gas that can be formed by the body and is necessary for the respiration cycle of plants and animals.
Annotation: in respiration, /physiol permitted; /metab permitted for cell & tissue resp & non-lung tissue but do not use /metab for gas exchange in lung ( = PULMONARY GAS EXCHANGE) or blood CO2 transport ( = /blood but consider also HYPERCAPNIA & HYPOCAPNIA)
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
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
See also the descriptors: Capnography MeSH
Hypercapnia MeSH
Hypocapnia MeSH
DeCS UI: 2284
Descriptor UI: D002245
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Carbon Dioxide - Preferred
Concept UI M0003369
Scope note A colorless, odorless gas that can be formed by the body and is necessary for the respiration cycle of plants and animals.
Preferred term Carbon Dioxide
Entry term(s) Anhydride, Carbonic
Carbonic Anhydride
Dioxide, Carbon



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