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Descriptor in English: Elements
Descriptor in Spanish: Elementos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Elementos
Descriptor in French: Éléments
Tree number(s): D01.268
SP4.097.063
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: GEN only; prefer specifics; ISOTOPES (little used) & RADIOISOTOPES & many specifics are also available; m for metastable = RADIOISOTOPES or specific pre-coord radioisotope
See also the descriptors: Isotopes MeSH
Radioisotopes MeSH
DeCS UI: 4675
Descriptor UI: D004602
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2000/06/22
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



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