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Descriptor in English: Alkalies
Descriptor in Spanish: Álcalis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Álcalis
Descriptor in French: Alcalis
Entry term(s): Alkali
Alkalis
Tree number(s): D01.045
Scope note: Usually a hydroxide of lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium or cesium, but also the carbonates of these metals, ammonia, and the amines. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Annotation: singular form is "alkali"; /adv eff: consider also MILK-ALKALI SYNDROME see HYPERCALCEMIA
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
See also the descriptors: Alkalizers DeCS
Hypercalcemia MeSH
DeCS UI: 470
Descriptor UI: D000468
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1993/06/04
Alkalies - Preferred
Concept UI M0000711
Scope note Usually a hydroxide of lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium or cesium, but also the carbonates of these metals, ammonia, and the amines. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Preferred term Alkalies
Entry term(s) Alkali
Alkalis



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