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Descriptor in English: Noble Gases
Descriptor in Spanish: Gases Nobles
Descriptor in Portuguese: Gases Nobres
Descriptor in French: Gaz rares
Entry term(s): Elements, Group 18
Gases, Inert
Gases, Noble
Gases, Rare
Group 18 Elements
Inert Gases
Rare Gases
Tree number(s): D01.268.613
D01.362.641
Scope note: Elements that constitute group 18 (formerly the zero group) of the periodic table. They are gases that generally do not react chemically.
Annotation: GEN 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
Online Note: use NOBLE GASES to search GASES, RARE 1976-93
History Note: 94; was GASES, RARE 1976-93; was RARE GASES (NON MESH) 1971-76
DeCS UI: 31844
Descriptor UI: D005741
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Noble Gases - Preferred
Concept UI M0008996
Scope note Elements that constitute group 18 (formerly the zero group) of the periodic table. They are gases that generally do not react chemically.
Preferred term Noble Gases
Entry term(s) Elements, Group 18
Gases, Inert
Gases, Noble
Gases, Rare
Group 18 Elements
Inert Gases
Rare Gases



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