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Descriptor English: Air Pollutants
Descriptor Spanish: Contaminantes Atmosféricos
Descriptor Portuguese: Poluentes Atmosféricos
Descriptor French: Polluants atmosphériques
Entry term(s): Air Environmental Pollutants
Air Pollutant
Air Pollutants, Environmental
Environmental Air Pollutants
Environmental Pollutants, Air
Pollutant, Air
Pollutants, Air
Pollutants, Air Environmental
Pollutants, Environmental Air
Tree number(s): D27.888.284.101
SP4.041.432
VS4.001.001.001.002.001
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000393
Scope note: Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or materials. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
Annotation: specify pollutant if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
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
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Air Pollution (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 1975; for AIR POLLUTANTS, ENVIRONMENTAL see AIR POLLUTANTS, ENVIRONMENTAL 1984-2006
History Note: 1975
DeCS ID: 396
Unique ID: D000393
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Air Pollutants - Preferred
Concept UI M0000599
Scope note Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or materials. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
Preferred term Air Pollutants
Entry term(s) Air Pollutant
Pollutant, Air
Pollutants, Air
Air Pollutants, Environmental - Narrower
Concept UI M0000600
Scope note Air pollutants which affect environmental conditions.
Preferred term Air Pollutants, Environmental
Entry term(s) Air Environmental Pollutants
Environmental Air Pollutants
Environmental Pollutants, Air
Pollutants, Air Environmental
Pollutants, Environmental Air



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