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Descriptor English: Polonium
Descriptor Spanish: Polonio
Descriptor Portuguese: Polônio
Descriptor French: Polonium
Tree number(s): D01.268.185.600
D01.268.271.680
D01.268.513.875
D01.496.749.305.680
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011059
Scope note: A radioactive element that is a member of the chalcogen family. It has the atomic symbol Po, atomic number 84, and the atomic weight of the isotope with the longest half-life (209Po) is 208.98. It decays by alpha-emission.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: DQY03U61EJ
CAS Type 1 Name: Polonium
DeCS ID: 29515
Unique ID: D011059
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/25
Polonium - Preferred
Concept UI M0017131
Scope note A radioactive element that is a member of the chalcogen family. It has the atomic symbol Po, atomic number 84, and the atomic weight of the isotope with the longest half-life (209Po) is 208.98. It decays by alpha-emission.
Preferred term Polonium



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