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Descriptor English: Chlorine
Descriptor Spanish: Cloro
Descriptor Portuguese: Cloro
Descriptor French: Chlore
Entry term(s): Chlorine 35
Chlorine Gas
Chlorine-35
Cl2 Gas
Gas, Chlorine
Gas, Cl2
Tree number(s): D01.268.380.150
D01.362.225
SP4.021.202.133.774.805
SP4.097.063.869
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002713
Scope note: An element with atomic symbol Cl, atomic number 17, and atomic weight 35, and member of the halogen family.
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
Pharm Action: Chemical Warfare Agents
Registry Number: 4R7X1O2820
CAS Type 1 Name: Chlorine
DeCS ID: 2758
Unique ID: D002713
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/01/10
Chlorine - Preferred
Concept UI M0004144
Scope note An element with atomic symbol Cl, atomic number 17, and atomic weight 35, and member of the halogen family.
Preferred term Chlorine
Entry term(s) Chlorine 35
Chlorine-35
Chlorine Gas - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000638846
Scope note A greenish-yellow, diatomic gas formed by chlorine (Cl2) that is a powerful irritant and causes fatal pulmonary edema.
Preferred term Chlorine Gas
Entry term(s) Cl2 Gas
Gas, Chlorine
Gas, Cl2



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