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Descriptor English: Hydrogels
Descriptor Spanish: Hidrogeles
Descriptor Portuguese: Hidrogéis
Descriptor French: Hydrogels
Entry term(s): Hydrogel
Hydrogel, In Situ
Hydrogel, Patterned
In Situ Hydrogel
In Situ Hydrogels
Patterned Hydrogel
Patterned Hydrogels
Tree number(s): D20.280.320.375
D26.255.165.320.375
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020100
Scope note: Water swollen, rigid, 3-dimensional network of cross-linked, hydrophilic macromolecules, 20-95% water. They are used in paints, printing inks, foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Annotation: HYDROGEL, POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE is also available
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
Previous Indexing: Biocompatible Materials (1975-1998)
Public MeSH Note: 99
History Note: 99
DeCS ID: 33856
Unique ID: D020100
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2019/04/29
Hydrogels - Preferred
Concept UI M0029834
Scope note Water swollen, rigid, 3-dimensional network of cross-linked, hydrophilic macromolecules, 20-95% water. They are used in paints, printing inks, foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Preferred term Hydrogels
Entry term(s) Hydrogel
In Situ Hydrogels - Narrower
Concept UI M000647247
Preferred term In Situ Hydrogels
Entry term(s) Hydrogel, In Situ
In Situ Hydrogel
Patterned Hydrogels - Narrower
Concept UI M000647248
Preferred term Patterned Hydrogels
Entry term(s) Hydrogel, Patterned
Patterned Hydrogel



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