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Descriptor English: Metals, Alkaline Earth
Descriptor Spanish: Metales Alcalinotérreos
Descriptor Portuguese: Metais Alcalinoterrosos
Descriptor French: Métaux alcalinoterreux
Entry term(s): 2 Element, Group
Alkaline Earth Metal
Alkaline Earth Metals
Earth Metal, Alkaline
Earth Metals, Alkaline
Element, Group 2
Elements, Group 2
Group 2 Element
Group 2 Elements
Metal, Alkaline Earth
Tree number(s): D01.268.552
D01.552.539
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008673
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
Previous Indexing: Metals (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note: 76
History Note: 76; was NON MESH before 1976
DeCS ID: 8849
Unique ID: D008673
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Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/18
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
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) 2 Element, Group
Alkaline Earth Metal
Alkaline Earth Metals
Earth Metal, Alkaline
Earth Metals, Alkaline
Element, Group 2
Elements, Group 2
Group 2 Element
Group 2 Elements
Metal, Alkaline Earth



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