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Descriptor English: Colloids
Descriptor Spanish: Coloides
Descriptor Portuguese: Coloides
Descriptor French: Colloïdes
Entry term(s): Colloid
Hydrocolloid
Hydrocolloids
Tree number(s): D20.280
D26.255.165
SP4.097.027
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003102
Scope note: Two-phase systems in which one is uniformly dispersed in another as particles small enough so they cannot be filtered or will not settle out. The dispersing or continuous phase or medium envelops the particles of the discontinuous phase. All three states of matter can form colloids among each other.
Annotation: IM general only; NIM (no qualifiers) with specific drug IM
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
DeCS ID: 3133
Unique ID: D003102
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: 2006/07/05
Colloids - Preferred
Concept UI M0004802
Scope note Two-phase systems in which one is uniformly dispersed in another as particles small enough so they cannot be filtered or will not settle out. The dispersing or continuous phase or medium envelops the particles of the discontinuous phase. All three states of matter can form colloids among each other.
Preferred term Colloids
Entry term(s) Colloid
Hydrocolloids - Narrower
Concept UI M0004803
Preferred term Hydrocolloids
Entry term(s) Hydrocolloid



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