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Descriptor in English: Carbon Monoxide
Descriptor in Spanish: Monóxido de Carbono
Descriptor in Portuguese: Monóxido de Carbono
Descriptor in French: Monoxyde de carbone
Entry term(s): Monoxide, Carbon
Tree number(s): D01.200.250
D01.362.200
D01.650.550.250
SP4.041.432.533.010.020.010
SP4.102.072.092.693.100.449.300.291
Scope note: Carbon monoxide (CO). A poisonous colorless, odorless, tasteless gas. It combines with hemoglobin to form carboxyhemoglobin, which has no oxygen carrying capacity. The resultant oxygen deprivation causes headache, dizziness, decreased pulse and respiratory rates, unconsciousness, and death. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Annotation: a poisonous gas; /tox permitted but consider also CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING
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
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS UI: 2287
Descriptor UI: D002248
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Carbon Monoxide - Preferred
Concept UI M0003372
Scope note Carbon monoxide (CO). A poisonous colorless, odorless, tasteless gas. It combines with hemoglobin to form carboxyhemoglobin, which has no oxygen carrying capacity. The resultant oxygen deprivation causes headache, dizziness, decreased pulse and respiratory rates, unconsciousness, and death. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Preferred term Carbon Monoxide
Entry term(s) Monoxide, Carbon



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