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Descriptor English: Dermotoxins
Descriptor Spanish: Dermotoxinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Dermotoxinas
Descriptor French: Dermotoxines
Entry term(s): Dermatotoxins
Epidermotoxins
Tree number(s): D27.888.569.242
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003885
Scope note: Specific substances elaborated by plants, microorganisms or animals that cause damage to the skin; they may be proteins or other specific factors or substances; constituents of spider, jellyfish or other venoms cause dermonecrosis and certain bacteria synthesize dermolytic agents.
Annotation: /antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS; coord IM with source of dermotoxin (IM or NIM); do not use for dermatoxicity of various chemicals & drugs ( = SKIN /drug eff or skin dis heading /chem ind + Cat D term /adv eff-pois-tox)
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Skin (1966-1977)
Toxins (1966-1977)
specific skin heading (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 3905
Unique ID: D003885
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Dermotoxins - Preferred
Concept UI M0006066
Scope note Specific substances elaborated by plants, microorganisms or animals that cause damage to the skin; they may be proteins or other specific factors or substances; constituents of spider, jellyfish or other venoms cause dermonecrosis and certain bacteria synthesize dermolytic agents.
Preferred term Dermotoxins
Entry term(s) Dermatotoxins
Epidermotoxins - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0006067
Preferred term Epidermotoxins



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