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Descriptor in English: Iodine
Descriptor in Spanish: Yodo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Iodo
Descriptor in French: Iode
Entry term(s): Iodine 127
Iodine-127
Tree number(s): D01.268.380.400
SP4.021.202.133.794.825
SP4.097.063.999
Scope note: A nonmetallic element of the halogen group that is represented by the atomic symbol I, atomic number 53, and atomic weight of 126.90. It is a nutritionally essential element, especially important in thyroid hormone synthesis. In solution, it has anti-infective properties and is used topically.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
DF deficiency
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
See also the descriptors: Iodine Isotopes MeSH
Iodine Radioisotopes MeSH
DeCS UI: 7619
Descriptor UI: D007455
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/03
Iodine - Preferred
Concept UI M0011640
Scope note A nonmetallic element of the halogen group that is represented by the atomic symbol I, atomic number 53, and atomic weight of 126.90. It is a nutritionally essential element, especially important in thyroid hormone synthesis. In solution, it has anti-infective properties and is used topically.
Preferred term Iodine
Entry term(s) Iodine 127
Iodine-127



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