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Descriptor English: Lithium
Descriptor Spanish: Litio
Descriptor Portuguese: Lítio
Descriptor French: Lithium
Entry term(s): Lithium 7
Lithium-7
Tree number(s): D01.268.549.450
D01.268.557.290
D01.552.528.480
D01.552.547.290
SP4.097.063.914
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008094
Scope note: An element in the alkali metals family. It has the atomic symbol Li, atomic number 3, and atomic weight [6.938; 6.997]. Salts of lithium are used in treating BIPOLAR DISORDER.
Annotation: therapeutic use of lithium = LITHIUM COMPOUNDS / ther use or specific lithium compound /ther use
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
Registry Number: 9FN79X2M3F
Related: Lithium Compounds MeSH
DeCS ID: 8267
Unique ID: D008094
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/04
Lithium - Preferred
Concept UI M0012622
Scope note An element in the alkali metals family. It has the atomic symbol Li, atomic number 3, and atomic weight [6.938; 6.997]. Salts of lithium are used in treating BIPOLAR DISORDER.
Preferred term Lithium
Entry term(s) Lithium 7
Lithium-7



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