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Descriptor English: Protective Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Sustancias Protectoras
Descriptor Portuguese: Substâncias Protetoras
Descriptor French: Agents protecteurs
Entry term(s): Agent, Protective
Agents, Protective
Drug, Protective
Drugs, Protective
Protective Agent
Protective Drug
Protective Drugs
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.706
D27.720.799
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020011
Scope note: Synthetic or natural substances which are given to prevent a disease or disorder or are used in the process of treating a disease or injury due to a poisonous agent.
Annotation: general; prefer specific groups of protective agents
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98
DeCS ID: 33519
Unique ID: D020011
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Protective Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0029717
Scope note Synthetic or natural substances which are given to prevent a disease or disorder or are used in the process of treating a disease or injury due to a poisonous agent.
Preferred term Protective Agents
Entry term(s) Agent, Protective
Agents, Protective
Drug, Protective
Drugs, Protective
Protective Agent
Protective Drug
Protective Drugs



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