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Descriptor English: Cerium
Descriptor Spanish: Cerio
Descriptor Portuguese: Cério
Descriptor French: Cérium
Tree number(s): D01.268.558.362.249
D01.552.550.399.249
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002563
Scope note: An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Ce, atomic number 58, and atomic weight 140.12. Cerium is a malleable metal used in industrial applications.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
DF deficiency
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
Registry Number: 30K4522N6T
CAS Type 1 Name: Cerium
Related: Cerium Isotopes MeSH
Cerium Radioisotopes MeSH
DeCS ID: 2603
Unique ID: D002563
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Cerium - Preferred
Concept UI M0003917
Scope note An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Ce, atomic number 58, and atomic weight 140.12. Cerium is a malleable metal used in industrial applications.
Preferred term Cerium



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