Descriptor English: Methoxychlor
Descriptor Spanish: Metoxicloro
Descriptor metoxicloro
Entry term(s) dianisil tricloroetano
Scope note: Insecticida. El metoxicloro tiene, entre otros, efectos estrogénicos en los mamíferos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Metoxicloro
Descriptor French: Méthoxychlore
Entry term(s): DMDT
Dianisyl Trichloroethane
Trichloroethane, Dianisyl
Tree number(s): D02.455.526.439.610
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: An insecticide. Methoxychlor has estrogenic effects in mammals, among other effects.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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: Insecticides
Registry Number: RIA79UD69L
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzene, 1,1'-(2,2,2-trichloroethylidene)bis(4-methoxy)-
Previous Indexing: Insecticides (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS ID: 8910
Unique ID: D008731
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Methoxychlor - Preferred
Concept UI M0013601
Scope note An insecticide. Methoxychlor has estrogenic effects in mammals, among other effects.
Preferred term Methoxychlor
Entry term(s) DMDT
Dianisyl Trichloroethane
Trichloroethane, Dianisyl
Metox - Narrower
Concept UI M0351875
Preferred term Metox

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