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Descriptor English: Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds
Descriptor Spanish: Dioxinas y Compuestos Similares a la Dioxina
Descriptor Portuguese: Dioxinas e Compostos Semelhantes a Dioxinas
Descriptor French: Dioxines et composés de type dioxines
Entry term(s): Dioxins and Dioxin like Compounds
Tree number(s): D02.309
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000072316
Scope note: A group of toxic chemical compounds that share chemical structures and biological characteristics that are related to the potent carcinogen 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin.
Annotation: INDEXER: Do not use
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
Previous Indexing: Dioxins (1968-2016)
Public MeSH Note: 2017
History Note: 2017
DeCS ID: 56424
Unique ID: D000072316
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Date Established: 2017/01/01
Date of Entry: 2016/07/08
Revision Date: 2016/07/06
Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds - Preferred
Concept UI M000616902
Scope note A group of toxic chemical compounds that share chemical structures and biological characteristics that are related to the potent carcinogen 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin.
Preferred term Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds
Entry term(s) Dioxins and Dioxin like Compounds



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