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Descriptor English: Halogens
Descriptor Spanish: Halógenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Halogênios
Descriptor French: Halogènes
Entry term(s): Elements, Group 17
Group 17 Elements
Halogen
Tree number(s): D01.268.380
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006219
Scope note: A family of nonmetallic, generally electronegative, elements that form group 17 (formerly group VIIa) of the periodic table.
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: 6372
Unique ID: D006219
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Halogens - Preferred
Concept UI M0009770
Scope note A family of nonmetallic, generally electronegative, elements that form group 17 (formerly group VIIa) of the periodic table.
Preferred term Halogens
Entry term(s) Elements, Group 17
Group 17 Elements
Halogen



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