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Descriptor English: Cyanides
Descriptor Spanish: Cianuros
Descriptor Portuguese: Cianetos
Descriptor French: Cyanures
Entry term(s): Cyanide
Isocyanide
Isocyanides
Tree number(s): D01.248.497.158.291
D01.625.400.100
SP4.097.036.629
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003486
Scope note: Inorganic salts of HYDROGEN CYANIDE containing the -CN radical. The concept also includes isocyanides. It is distinguished from NITRILES, which denotes organic compounds containing the -CN radical.
Annotation: inorganic salts having -CN radical: differentiate from NITRILES which are organic with -CN
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Related: Nitriles MeSH
DeCS ID: 3506
Unique ID: D003486
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Cyanides - Preferred
Concept UI M0005437
Scope note Inorganic salts of HYDROGEN CYANIDE containing the -CN radical. The concept also includes isocyanides. It is distinguished from NITRILES, which denotes organic compounds containing the -CN radical.
Preferred term Cyanides
Entry term(s) Cyanide
Isocyanides - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0005438
Preferred term Isocyanides
Entry term(s) Isocyanide



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