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Descriptor in English: Fluorine
Descriptor in Spanish: Flúor
Descriptor in Portuguese: Flúor
Descriptor in French: Fluor
Entry term(s): Fluorine 19
Fluorine-19
Tree number(s): D01.268.380.300
SP4.021.202.133.779.815
SP4.097.063.899
Scope note: A nonmetallic, diatomic gas that is a trace element and member of the halogen family. It is used in dentistry as fluoride (FLUORIDES) to prevent dental caries.
Annotation: if discussed as a trace element, coordinate with TRACE ELEMENTS
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
See also the descriptors: Fluorine Radioisotopes MeSH
DeCS UI: 5593
Descriptor UI: D005461
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/03
Fluorine - Preferred
Concept UI M0008618
Scope note A nonmetallic, diatomic gas that is a trace element and member of the halogen family. It is used in dentistry as fluoride (FLUORIDES) to prevent dental caries.
Preferred term Fluorine
Entry term(s) Fluorine 19
Fluorine-19



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