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Descriptor in English: Aluminum Oxide
Descriptor in Spanish: Óxido de Aluminio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Óxido de Alumínio
Descriptor in French: Oxyde d'aluminium
Entry term(s): Alumina
Alumina (Homeopathy)
Alumina Ceramic
Aluminum Oxide (Al130O40)
Aluminum Oxide (Al2O)
Aluminum Oxide (AlO2)
Argilla
Bauxite
Ceramic, Alumina
Corundum
Oxide, Aluminum
Sapphire
Tree number(s): D01.056.050
D01.650.550.050
HP4.018.127.239
SP4.097.039.779.515
Scope note: An oxide of aluminum, occurring in nature as various minerals such as bauxite, corundum, etc. It is used as an adsorbent, desiccating agent, and catalyst, and in the manufacture of dental cements and refractories.
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
History Note: 91(78); was see under ALUMINUM 1978-90
DeCS UI: 538
Descriptor UI: D000537
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/15
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Aluminum Oxide - Preferred
Concept UI M0000828
Scope note An oxide of aluminum, occurring in nature as various minerals such as bauxite, corundum, etc. It is used as an adsorbent, desiccating agent, and catalyst, and in the manufacture of dental cements and refractories.
Preferred term Aluminum Oxide
Entry term(s) Alumina
Oxide, Aluminum
Aluminum Oxide (AlO2) - Narrower
Concept UI M0330747
Preferred term Aluminum Oxide (AlO2)
Bauxite - Narrower
Concept UI M0000830
Preferred term Bauxite
Aluminum Oxide (Al130O40) - Narrower
Concept UI M0330748
Preferred term Aluminum Oxide (Al130O40)
Sapphire - Narrower
Concept UI M0000832
Preferred term Sapphire
Alumina Ceramic - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0000829
Preferred term Alumina Ceramic
Entry term(s) Ceramic, Alumina
Aluminum Oxide (Al2O) - Narrower
Concept UI M0330749
Preferred term Aluminum Oxide (Al2O)
Corundum - Narrower
Concept UI M0000831
Preferred term Corundum
Alumina (Homeopathy) - Narrower
Concept UI FD00058646
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Common name: Clay. Abbreviation.: "alum.". Chemical origin. Substance used: aluminum oxide. Note: P.S. - There is pathogenetic study for this substance.
Preferred term Alumina (Homeopathy)
Entry term(s) Argilla



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