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Descriptor English: Aerosols
Descriptor Spanish: Aerosoles
Descriptor aerosoles
Entry term(s) aerosol
Scope note: COLOIDES con una fase dispersante gaseosa y una fase dispersa líquida (niebla) o sólida (humo). Se utilizan en la FUMIGACIÓN o en el tratamiento por INHALACIÓN. Pueden contener propelentes.
Descriptor Portuguese: Aerossóis
Descriptor French: Aérosols
Entry term(s): Aerosol
Tree number(s): D20.280.055
D26.255.165.055
SP4.041.432.493
SP4.097.009.069
VS4.001.001.001.002.001.001
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000336
Scope note: Colloids with a gaseous dispersing phase and either liquid (fog) or solid (smoke) dispersed phase; used in fumigation or in inhalation therapy; may contain propellant agents.
Annotation: IM for general only, qualif permitted; NIM (no qualif) with specific drug IM (with qualif); /adv eff permitted but be careful: it may be the adv eff of the drug in aerosol form, not the aerosol
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
History Note: was in Cat D & J 1973-82, was in Cat D only 1963-72
DeCS ID: 340
Unique ID: D000336
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Aerosols - Preferred
Concept UI M0000514
Scope note Colloids with a gaseous dispersing phase and either liquid (fog) or solid (smoke) dispersed phase; used in fumigation or in inhalation therapy; may contain propellant agents.
Preferred term Aerosols
Entry term(s) Aerosol



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