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Descriptor in English: Glycols
Descriptor in Spanish: Glicoles
Descriptor in Portuguese: Glicóis
Descriptor in French: Glycols
Tree number(s): D02.033.455
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 UI: 6160
Descriptor UI: D006018
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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