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Descriptor English: Glass
Descriptor Spanish: Vidrio
Descriptor Portuguese: Vidro
Descriptor French: Verre
Tree number(s): J01.637.437
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005898
Scope note: Hard, amorphous, brittle, inorganic, usually transparent, polymerous silicate of basic oxides, usually potassium or sodium. It is used in the form of hard sheets, vessels, tubing, fibers, ceramics, beads, etc.
Allowable Qualifiers: AN analysis
CH chemistry
HI history
RE radiation effects
ST standards
DeCS ID: 6038
Unique ID: D005898
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Glass - Preferred
Concept UI M0009257
Scope note Hard, amorphous, brittle, inorganic, usually transparent, polymerous silicate of basic oxides, usually potassium or sodium. It is used in the form of hard sheets, vessels, tubing, fibers, ceramics, beads, etc.
Preferred term Glass



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