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Descriptor in English: Gold
Descriptor in Spanish: Oro
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ouro
Descriptor in French: Or
Tree number(s): D01.268.556.322
D01.268.956.186
D01.552.544.322
Scope note: A yellow metallic element with the atomic symbol Au, atomic number 79, and atomic weight 197. It is used in jewelry, goldplating of other metals, as currency, and in dental restoration. Many of its clinical applications, such as ANTIRHEUMATIC AGENTS, are in the form of its salts.
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
See also the descriptors: Gold Isotopes MeSH
Gold Radioisotopes MeSH
Organogold Compounds MeSH
DeCS UI: 6193
Descriptor UI: D006046
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Gold - Preferred
Concept UI M0009521
Scope note A yellow metallic element with the atomic symbol Au, atomic number 79, and atomic weight 197. It is used in jewelry, goldplating of other metals, as currency, and in dental restoration. Many of its clinical applications, such as ANTIRHEUMATIC AGENTS, are in the form of its salts.
Preferred term Gold



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