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Descriptor English: Ethers
Descriptor Spanish: Éteres
Descriptor Portuguese: Éteres
Descriptor French: Éthers
Tree number(s): D02.355
SP4.097.036.664
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004987
Scope note: Organic compounds having two alkyl or aryl groups bonded to an oxygen atom, as in the formula R1–O–R2.
Annotation: do not confuse with ETHER
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: ETHOGLUCID was see under ALKYLATING AGENTS 1967-74
DeCS ID: 5043
Unique ID: D004987
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: 2015/11/23
Ethers - Preferred
Concept UI M0007828
Scope note Organic compounds having two alkyl or aryl groups bonded to an oxygen atom, as in the formula R1–O–R2.
Preferred term Ethers



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