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Descriptor in English: Metals, Light
Descriptor in Spanish: Metales Ligeros
Descriptor in Portuguese: Metais Leves
Descriptor in French: Métaux légers
Entry term(s): Light Metals
Tree number(s): D01.268.557
D01.552.547
Scope note: Metals with low specific gravity, typically smaller than 5, characterized by a single valence (1, 2, or 3), a simple spectrum, strong electromotive force (positive), and colorless compounds. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Annotation: GEN: 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
History Note: 1997
DeCS UI: 32966
Descriptor UI: D019565
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/20
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Metals, Light - Preferred
Concept UI M0029055
Scope note Metals with low specific gravity, typically smaller than 5, characterized by a single valence (1, 2, or 3), a simple spectrum, strong electromotive force (positive), and colorless compounds. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Preferred term Metals, Light
Entry term(s) Light Metals



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