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Descriptor English: Chemistry
Descriptor Spanish: Química
Descriptor Portuguese: Química
Descriptor French: Chimie
Tree number(s): H01.181
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002621
Scope note: A basic science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter; and the reactions that occur between substances and the associated energy exchange.
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use CHEMICAL PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for characteristics of chemicals and their reactions; the qualifier / chemistry is available for use with specific anatomical terms, lower organisms and chemicals
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Version: CHEM
Related: Alchemy MeSH
Brain Chemistry MeSH
Neurochemistry MeSH
DeCS ID: 2667
Unique ID: D002621
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Chemistry - Preferred
Concept UI M0004011
Scope note A basic science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter; and the reactions that occur between substances and the associated energy exchange.
Preferred term Chemistry



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