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Descriptor English: Radon
Descriptor Spanish: Radón
Descriptor Portuguese: Radônio
Descriptor French: Radon
Entry term(s): Actinon
Thoron (Element)
Tree number(s): D01.268.271.800
D01.268.613.700
D01.362.641.745
D01.496.749.305.800
SP4.041.427.478
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011886
Scope note: A naturally radioactive element with atomic symbol Rn, and atomic number 86. It is a member of the noble gas family found in soil, and is released during the decay of RADIUM.
Annotation: RADON DAUGHTERS is also available
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
Pharm Action: Air Pollutants, Radioactive
Carcinogens, Environmental
Registry Number: Q74S4N8N1G
CAS Type 1 Name: Radon
Public MeSH Note: ACTINON was see RADON 1978-93; THORON (ELEMENT) was indexed under RADON 1983-93 & RADIOISOTOPES 1974-82
Online Note: use RADON to search ACTINON 1978-93; use RADON (NM) to search THORON (ELEMENT) 1980-93
History Note: ACTINON was see RADON 1978-93; THORON (ELEMENT) was (NM) 1974-93
Related: Air Pollutants, Radioactive MeSH
DeCS ID: 29526
Unique ID: D011886
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Radon - Preferred
Concept UI M0018452
Scope note A naturally radioactive element with atomic symbol Rn, and atomic number 86. It is a member of the noble gas family found in soil, and is released during the decay of RADIUM.
Preferred term Radon
Thoron (Element) - Narrower
Concept UI M0018453
Preferred term Thoron (Element)
Actinon - Narrower
Concept UI M0018454
Preferred term Actinon



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