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Descriptor English: Magnesium Oxide
Descriptor Spanish: Óxido de Magnesio
Descriptor óxido de magnesio
Entry term(s) MgO
magnesia
Scope note: (MgO). Compuesto inorgánico que se encuentra en la NATURALEZA como el mineral periclasa. En medio acuoso se combina rápidamente con el AGUA para formar HIDRÓXIDO DE MAGNESIO. Se utiliza como antiácido y tiene muchos usos no medicinales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Óxido de Magnésio
Descriptor French: Oxyde de magnésium
Entry term(s): Magnesia
Oxide, Magnesium
Tree number(s): D01.524.490
D01.650.550.575
SP4.097.039.779.525
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008277
Scope note: Magnesium oxide (MgO). An inorganic compound that occurs in nature as the mineral periclase. In aqueous media combines quickly with water to form magnesium hydroxide. It is used as an antacid and mild laxative and has many nonmedicinal uses.
Annotation: an antacid & cathartic
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
Pharm Action: Antacids
Registry Number: 3A3U0GI71G
CAS Type 1 Name: Magnesium oxide (MgO)
DeCS ID: 8452
Unique ID: D008277
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Magnesium Oxide - Preferred
Concept UI M0012888
Scope note Magnesium oxide (MgO). An inorganic compound that occurs in nature as the mineral periclase. In aqueous media combines quickly with water to form magnesium hydroxide. It is used as an antacid and mild laxative and has many nonmedicinal uses.
Preferred term Magnesium Oxide
Entry term(s) Magnesia
Oxide, Magnesium



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