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Descriptor English: Elements
Descriptor Spanish: Elementos Químicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Elementos Químicos
Descriptor French: Éléments
Entry term(s): Element
Tree number(s): D01.268
SP4.097.063
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004602
Scope note: Substances that comprise all matter. Each element is made up of atoms that are identical in number of electrons and protons and in nuclear charge, but may differ in mass or number of neutrons.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; ISOTOPES and RADIOISOTOPES and many specifics are also available; m for metastable = RADIOISOTOPES or specific precoordinated radioisotope
Related: Isotopes MeSH
Radioisotopes MeSH
DeCS ID: 4675
Unique ID: D004602
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Elements - Preferred
Concept UI M0007227
Scope note Substances that comprise all matter. Each element is made up of atoms that are identical in number of electrons and protons and in nuclear charge, but may differ in mass or number of neutrons.
Preferred term Elements
Entry term(s) Element



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