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Descriptor in English: Dioxins
Descriptor in Spanish: Dioxinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dioxinas
Descriptor in French: Dioxines
Tree number(s): D02.309.500
D03.383.231
SP4.097.039.759
Scope note: A family of compounds that contain the 1,4-dioxin structure. Many specific dioxin derivatives are listed as CARCINOGENS; TERATOGENS; or MUTAGENS.
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
History Note: 68
DeCS UI: 4203
Descriptor UI: D004147
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Dioxins - Preferred
Concept UI M0006498
Scope note A family of compounds that contain the 1,4-dioxin structure. Many specific dioxin derivatives are listed as CARCINOGENS; TERATOGENS; or MUTAGENS.
Preferred term Dioxins



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