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Descriptor English: Ceramics
Descriptor Spanish: Cerámica
Descriptor Portuguese: Cerâmica
Descriptor French: Céramiques
Entry term(s): Ceramic
Tree number(s): J01.637.153
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002516
Scope note: Products made by baking or firing nonmetallic minerals (clay and similar materials). In making dental restorations or parts of restorations the material is fused porcelain. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Annotation: not restricted to dentistry
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
Previous Indexing: Chemical Industry (1966)
Dental Materials (1966)
Minerals (1966)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73(67)
DeCS ID: 2553
Unique ID: D002516
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/07/10
Ceramics - Preferred
Concept UI M0003836
Scope note Products made by baking or firing nonmetallic minerals (clay and similar materials). In making dental restorations or parts of restorations the material is fused porcelain. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)
Preferred term Ceramics
Entry term(s) Ceramic



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