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Descriptor English: Cations
Descriptor Spanish: Cationes
Descriptor Portuguese: Cátions
Descriptor French: Cations
Entry term(s): Cation
Tree number(s): D01.248.497.300
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002412
Scope note: Positively charged atoms, radicals or groups of atoms which travel to the cathode or negative pole during electrolysis.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
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
Previous Indexing: Cations, Divalent (1973-1977)
Cations, Monovalent (1973-1977)
Ions (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 2451
Unique ID: D002412
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Cations - Preferred
Concept UI M0003681
Scope note Positively charged atoms, radicals or groups of atoms which travel to the cathode or negative pole during electrolysis.
Preferred term Cations
Entry term(s) Cation



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