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Descriptor English: Graphite
Descriptor Spanish: Grafito
Descriptor Portuguese: Grafite
Descriptor French: Graphite
Entry term(s): Graphene
Tree number(s): D01.268.150.300
D01.578.300
SP4.097.063.849.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006108
Scope note: An allotropic form of carbon that is used in pencils, as a lubricant, and in matches and explosives. It is obtained by mining and its dust can cause lung irritation.
Annotation:
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
Registry Number: 7782-42-5
CAS Type 1 Name: Graphite
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CARBON 1975-90
Online Note: search CARBON 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under CARBON 1975-90
DeCS ID: 6259
Unique ID: D006108
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Graphite - Preferred
Concept UI M0009618
Scope note An allotropic form of carbon that is used in pencils, as a lubricant, and in matches and explosives. It is obtained by mining and its dust can cause lung irritation.
Preferred term Graphite
Graphene - Narrower
Concept UI M0545269
Scope note Single-layered graphite.
Preferred term Graphene



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