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Descriptor English: Heavy Ions
Descriptor Spanish: Iones Pesados
Descriptor Portuguese: Íons Pesados
Descriptor French: Ions lourds
Entry term(s): Heavy Ion
Ion, Heavy
Ions, Heavy
Tree number(s): G01.249.467
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020450
Scope note: Positively-charged atomic nuclei that have been stripped of their electrons. These particles have one or more units of electric charge and a mass exceeding that of the Helium-4 nucleus (alpha particle).
Annotation: coordinate with specific element if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
HI history
Entry Combination: therapeutic use:Heavy Ion Radiotherapy
Previous Indexing: Protons (1977-1998)
Public MeSH Note: 99
History Note: 99
DeCS ID: 33916
Unique ID: D020450
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2018/02/06
Heavy Ions - Preferred
Concept UI M0030115
Scope note Positively-charged atomic nuclei that have been stripped of their electrons. These particles have one or more units of electric charge and a mass exceeding that of the Helium-4 nucleus (alpha particle).
Preferred term Heavy Ions
Entry term(s) Heavy Ion
Ion, Heavy
Ions, Heavy



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