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Descriptor in English: Deuterium Oxide
Descriptor in Spanish: Óxido de Deuterio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Óxido de Deutério
Descriptor in French: Oxyde de deutérium
Entry term(s): Heavy Water
Oxide, Deuterium
Water, Heavy
Tree number(s): D01.045.250.875.200
D01.248.497.158.459.650.200
D01.268.406.500.250
D01.362.340.500.250
Scope note: The isotopic compound of hydrogen of mass 2 (deuterium) with oxygen. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed) It is used to study mechanisms and rates of chemical or nuclear reactions, as well as biological processes.
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
Online Note: use DEUTERIUM OXIDE (NM) to search DEUTERIUM OXIDE 1980-93
History Note: 94; was DEUTERIUM OXIDE (NM) 1980-93
DeCS UI: 31513
Descriptor UI: D017666
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/18
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Deuterium Oxide - Preferred
Concept UI M0026721
Scope note The isotopic compound of hydrogen of mass 2 (deuterium) with oxygen. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed) It is used to study mechanisms and rates of chemical or nuclear reactions, as well as biological processes.
Preferred term Deuterium Oxide
Entry term(s) Heavy Water
Oxide, Deuterium
Water, Heavy



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