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Descriptor English: Elastomers
Descriptor Spanish: Elastómeros
Descriptor Portuguese: Elastômeros
Descriptor French: Élastomères
Entry term(s): Elastomer
Rubber, Synthetic
Rubbers, Synthetic
Synthetic Rubber
Synthetic Rubbers
Tree number(s): D25.720.327
J01.637.051.720.327
J01.637.412
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020724
Scope note: A generic term for all substances having the properties of stretching under tension, high tensile strength, retracting rapidly, and recovering their original dimensions fully. They are generally POLYMERS.
Annotation: SILICONE ELASTOMERS is 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
Public MeSH Note: 2000; for SYNTHETIC RUBBER see RUBBER 2000-2006; for ELASTOMERS see RUBBER 1981-1999
History Note: 2000; for SYNTHETIC RUBBER use RUBBER 2000-2006; for ELASTOMERS use RUBBER 1981-1999
Related: Elasticity MeSH
Elastin MeSH
DeCS ID: 34519
Unique ID: D020724
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Elastomers - Preferred
Concept UI M0019288
Scope note A generic term for all substances having the properties of stretching under tension, high tensile strength, retracting rapidly, and recovering their original dimensions fully. They are generally POLYMERS.
Preferred term Elastomers
Entry term(s) Elastomer
Synthetic Rubber - Narrower
Concept UI M0333815
Preferred term Synthetic Rubber
Entry term(s) Rubber, Synthetic
Rubbers, Synthetic
Synthetic Rubbers



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