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Descriptor in English: Metals, Alkaline Earth
Descriptor in Spanish: Metales Alcalinotérreos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Metais Alcalinoterrosos
Descriptor in French: Métaux alcalinoterreux
Entry term(s): Alkaline Earth Metals
Earth Metals, Alkaline
Elements, Group 2
Group 2 Elements
Tree number(s): D01.268.552
D01.552.539
Scope note: Metals that constitute the group 2 (formerly group IIa) of the periodic table.
Annotation: do not confuse with METALS, ALKALI; GEN: prefer specifics
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
History Note: 76; was NON MESH before 1976
DeCS UI: 8849
Descriptor UI: D008673
Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/18
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Metals, Alkaline Earth - Preferred
Concept UI M0013518
Scope note Metals that constitute the group 2 (formerly group IIa) of the periodic table.
Preferred term Metals, Alkaline Earth
Entry term(s) Alkaline Earth Metals
Earth Metals, Alkaline
Elements, Group 2
Group 2 Elements



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