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Descriptor English: Glycols
Descriptor Spanish: Glicoles
Descriptor Portuguese: Glicóis
Descriptor French: Glycols
Tree number(s): D02.033.455
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006018
Scope note: A generic grouping for dihydric alcohols with the hydroxy groups (-OH) located on different carbon atoms. They are viscous liquids with high boiling points for their molecular weights.
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
DeCS ID: 6160
Unique ID: D006018
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Glycols - Preferred
Concept UI M0009479
Scope note A generic grouping for dihydric alcohols with the hydroxy groups (-OH) located on different carbon atoms. They are viscous liquids with high boiling points for their molecular weights.
Preferred term Glycols



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