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Descriptor English: Dioxins
Descriptor Spanish: Dioxinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Dioxinas
Descriptor French: Dioxines
Entry term(s): Dioxin
Tree number(s): D02.309.500
D03.383.231
SP4.097.039.759
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004147
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
Public MeSH Note: 68; DIOXANES was heading 1963-67
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 4203
Unique ID: D004147
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
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
Entry term(s) Dioxin



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