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Descriptor English: Zeolites
Descriptor Spanish: Zeolitas
Descriptor Portuguese: Zeolitas
Descriptor French: Zéolites
Entry term(s): Zeolite
Tree number(s): D01.056.050.075.975
D01.578.725.025.975
D01.650.550.050.075.975
D01.837.725.700.760.050.950
SP4.097.165
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017641
Scope note: Zeolites. A group of crystalline, hydrated alkali-aluminum silicates. They occur naturally in sedimentary and volcanic rocks, altered basalts, ores, and clay deposits. Some 40 known zeolite minerals and a great number of synthetic zeolites are available commercially. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Annotation: aluminum silicates; cation exchangers, molecular sieves, water softeners & adsorbents
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 1318-02-1
CAS Type 1 Name: Zeolites
Previous Indexing: Aluminum Silicates (1980-1993)
Sodium Hydroxide (1972-1980)
Public MeSH Note: 94; ZEOLITES was indexed under ALUMINUM SILICATES 1981-93 & SODIUM HYDROXIDE 1972-80
Online Note: use ZEOLITES (NM) to search ZEOLITE 1980-93
History Note: 94; was ZEOLITE (NM) 1972-93
DeCS ID: 30971
Unique ID: D017641
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/04
Zeolites - Preferred
Concept UI M0026712
Scope note Zeolites. A group of crystalline, hydrated alkali-aluminum silicates. They occur naturally in sedimentary and volcanic rocks, altered basalts, ores, and clay deposits. Some 40 known zeolite minerals and a great number of synthetic zeolites are available commercially. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Preferred term Zeolites
Entry term(s) Zeolite



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