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Descriptor English: Body Powder
Descriptor Spanish: Polvos para el Cuerpo
Descriptor polvo para el cuerpo
Entry term(s) almidones
Scope note: Polvo usado como cosmético (polvo de talco) y para prevenir erupciones en la zona del pañal de los niños. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talc)
Descriptor Portuguese: Pós para o Corpo
Descriptor French: Poudre pour le Corps
Entry term(s): Powder for Body
Starches
Tree number(s): VS2.003.001.001.001
Scope note: A generic name for alternatives to talcum powder. It is usually made from a combination of tapioca flour, rice flour, cornstarch, kaolin, arrowroot powder, and/or orrisroot powder [roots from Iris germanica, I. florentina or I. pallida], but also other powders may be used. In addition, water absorbing and water binding agents may be added such as polyacrylamide. (From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_powder)
Related: Starch MeSH
Talc MeSH
DeCS ID: 51475
Unique ID: DDCS051475
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Body Powder - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061666
Scope note A generic name for alternatives to talcum powder. It is usually made from a combination of tapioca flour, rice flour, cornstarch, kaolin, arrowroot powder, and/or orrisroot powder [roots from Iris germanica, I. florentina or I. pallida], but also other powders may be used. In addition, water absorbing and water binding agents may be added such as polyacrylamide. (From: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_powder)
Preferred term Body Powder
Entry term(s) Powder for Body
Starches



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