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Descriptor in English: Hydrocarbons
Descriptor in Spanish: Hidrocarburos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Hidrocarbonetos
Descriptor in French: Hydrocarbures
Entry term(s): Hydrocarbons, Saturated
Hydrocarbons, Unsaturated
Saturated Hydrocarbons
Unsaturated Hydrocarbons
Tree number(s): D02.455
SP4.112.082.623.264
SP8.473.654.412.052.068
Scope note: Organic compounds that primarily contain carbon and hydrogen atoms with the carbon atoms forming a linear or circular structure.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specific hydrocarbon groups or specific hydrocarbons; POLYCYCLIC HYDROCARBONS see HYDROCARBONS, CYCLIC is also available
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: Lubricant Oils DeCS
DeCS UI: 7000
Descriptor UI: D006838
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/04/05
Hydrocarbons - Preferred
Concept UI M0010687
Scope note Organic compounds that primarily contain carbon and hydrogen atoms with the carbon atoms forming a linear or circular structure.
Preferred term Hydrocarbons
Unsaturated Hydrocarbons - Narrower
Concept UI M000648448
Preferred term Unsaturated Hydrocarbons
Entry term(s) Hydrocarbons, Unsaturated
Saturated Hydrocarbons - Narrower
Concept UI M000648449
Preferred term Saturated Hydrocarbons
Entry term(s) Hydrocarbons, Saturated



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