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Descriptor English: Hydrochloric Acid
Descriptor Spanish: Ácido Clorhídrico
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácido Clorídrico
Descriptor French: Acide chlorhydrique
Entry term(s): Acid, Hydrochloric
Acid, Muriatic
Chloride, Hydrogen
Hydrogen Chloride
Muriatic Acid
Tree number(s): D01.029.260.326
D01.210.450
SP4.097.039.704.375
SP4.097.039.739.455
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006851
Scope note: A strong corrosive acid that is commonly used as a laboratory reagent. It is formed by dissolving hydrogen chloride in water. GASTRIC ACID is the hydrochloric acid component of GASTRIC JUICE.
Annotation: HCl; not for gastric HCl ( = GASTRIC ACID); /analogs = CHLORIDES or specific chloride; = "chlorhydrate" in foreign texts: translate as "hydrochloric acid", not "chlorhydrate"
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: QTT17582CB
CAS Type 1 Name: Hydrochloric acid
Related: Gastric Acid MeSH
DeCS ID: 7004
Unique ID: D006851
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Hydrochloric Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0010701
Scope note A strong corrosive acid that is commonly used as a laboratory reagent. It is formed by dissolving hydrogen chloride in water. GASTRIC ACID is the hydrochloric acid component of GASTRIC JUICE.
Preferred term Hydrochloric Acid
Entry term(s) Acid, Hydrochloric
Acid, Muriatic
Chloride, Hydrogen
Hydrogen Chloride
Muriatic Acid



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