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Descriptor in English: Ammonia
Descriptor in Spanish: Amoníaco
Descriptor in Portuguese: Amônia
Descriptor in French: Ammoniac
Tree number(s): D01.362.075
D01.625.050
SP4.097.036.644.355
Scope note: A colorless alkaline gas. It is formed in the body during decomposition of organic materials during a large number of metabolically important reactions. Note that the aqueous form of ammonia is referred to as AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE.
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
See also the descriptors: Ammonium Hydroxide MeSH
DeCS UI: 656
Descriptor UI: D000641
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Ammonia - Preferred
Concept UI M0000981
Scope note A colorless alkaline gas. It is formed in the body during decomposition of organic materials during a large number of metabolically important reactions. Note that the aqueous form of ammonia is referred to as AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE.
Preferred term Ammonia



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