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Descriptor English: Diamond
Descriptor Spanish: Diamante
Descriptor Portuguese: Diamante
Descriptor French: Diamant
Entry term(s): Diamonds
Tree number(s): D01.268.150.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018130
Scope note: Diamond. A crystalline form of carbon that occurs as hard, colorless or tinted isomeric crystals. It is used as a precious stone, for cutting glass, and as bearings for delicate mechanisms. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Annotation: a form of carbon
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
Registry Number: 7782-40-3
CAS Type 1 Name: Diamond
Previous Indexing: Carbon (1980-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94; DIAMOND was indexed under CARBON 1980-93
Online Note: use DIAMOND (NM) to search DIAMOND 1980-93
History Note: 94; was DIAMOND (NM) 1980-93
DeCS ID: 31510
Unique ID: D018130
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
Diamond - Preferred
Concept UI M0027335
Scope note Diamond. A crystalline form of carbon that occurs as hard, colorless or tinted isomeric crystals. It is used as a precious stone, for cutting glass, and as bearings for delicate mechanisms. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Preferred term Diamond
Entry term(s) Diamonds



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