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Descriptor English: Metalloids
Descriptor Spanish: Metaloides
Descriptor Portuguese: Metaloides
Descriptor French: Métalloïdes
Entry term(s): Intermediate Metal
Intermediate Metals
Metal, Intermediate
Metalloid
Metals, Intermediate
Semi Metal
Semi Metals
Semi-Metal
Semi-Metals
Tree number(s): D01.268.513
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058955
Scope note: A class of nonmetals such as arsenic that have some of the chemical properties of a metal.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
DF deficiency
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Metals (1962-2010)
Public MeSH Note: 2011
History Note: 2011
DeCS ID: 54024
Unique ID: D058955
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Metalloids - Preferred
Concept UI M0545509
Scope note A class of nonmetals such as arsenic that have some of the chemical properties of a metal.
Preferred term Metalloids
Entry term(s) Intermediate Metal
Intermediate Metals
Metal, Intermediate
Metalloid
Metals, Intermediate
Semi Metal
Semi Metals
Semi-Metal
Semi-Metals



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