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Descriptor English: Chalcogens
Descriptor Spanish: Calcógenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Calcogênios
Descriptor French: Chalcogènes
Entry term(s): Elements, Group 16
Group 16 Elements
Tree number(s): D01.268.185
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018011
Scope note: The elements OXYGEN; POLONIUM; SELENIUM; SULFUR; and TELLURIUM; that form group 16 (formerly group VI) of the periodic table.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
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
Public MeSH Note: 1998
History Note: 1998
DeCS ID: 31572
Unique ID: D018011
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/08/26
Revision Date: 2005/07/22
Chalcogens - Preferred
Concept UI M0027193
Scope note The elements OXYGEN; POLONIUM; SELENIUM; SULFUR; and TELLURIUM; that form group 16 (formerly group VI) of the periodic table.
Preferred term Chalcogens
Entry term(s) Elements, Group 16
Group 16 Elements



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