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Descriptor in English: Gadolinium
Descriptor in Spanish: Gadolinio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Gadolínio
Descriptor in French: Gadolinium
Tree number(s): D01.268.558.362.484
D01.552.550.399.484
Scope note: An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Gd, atomic number 64, and atomic weight 157.25. Its oxide is used in the control rods of some nuclear reactors.
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
DeCS UI: 5821
Descriptor UI: D005682
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/03
Gadolinium - Preferred
Concept UI M0008930
Scope note An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Gd, atomic number 64, and atomic weight 157.25. Its oxide is used in the control rods of some nuclear reactors.
Preferred term Gadolinium



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