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Descriptor English: Volatile Organic Compounds
Descriptor Spanish: Compuestos Orgánicos Volátiles
Descriptor Portuguese: Compostos Orgânicos Voláteis
Descriptor French: Composés organiques volatils
Entry term(s): Compound, Volatile Organic
Compounds, Volatile Organic
Organic Compound, Volatile
Organic Compounds, Volatile
Volatile Organic Compound
Tree number(s): D02.974
SP4.041.432.533.040
SP4.097.036.649
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055549
Scope note: Organic compounds that have a relatively high VAPOR PRESSURE at room temperature.
Annotation: general or unspecified; do not add routinely as a coordinate with specific organic compounds; index only when volatility is specifically discussed
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: 2009
History Note: 2009
Related: Volatile Wastes DeCS
DeCS ID: 53110
Unique ID: D055549
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Volatile Organic Compounds - Preferred
Concept UI M0518399
Scope note Organic compounds that have a relatively high VAPOR PRESSURE at room temperature.
Preferred term Volatile Organic Compounds
Entry term(s) Compound, Volatile Organic
Compounds, Volatile Organic
Organic Compound, Volatile
Organic Compounds, Volatile
Volatile Organic Compound



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