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Descriptor English: Diuretics
Descriptor Spanish: Diuréticos
Descriptor Portuguese: Diuréticos
Descriptor French: Diurétiques
Entry term(s): Diuretic
Diuretic Effect
Diuretic Effects
Effect, Diuretic
Effects, Diuretic
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.560.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004232
Scope note: Agents that promote the excretion of urine through their effects on kidney function.
Annotation: note entry term DIURETIC EFFECT: use only for the diuretic effect of a chemical substance
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: Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors MeSH
DeCS ID: 4294
Unique ID: D004232
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Diuretics - Preferred
Concept UI M0006624
Scope note Agents that promote the excretion of urine through their effects on kidney function.
Preferred term Diuretics
Entry term(s) Diuretic
Diuretic Effect - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0556174
Preferred term Diuretic Effect
Entry term(s) Diuretic Effects
Effect, Diuretic
Effects, Diuretic



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