Descriptor English: Antifoaming Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Antiespumantes
Descriptor antiespumantes
Entry term(s) agentes desespumantes
retardantes de espuma
Scope note: Agentes que se utilizan para impedir la formación de burbujas o para tratar la flatulencia o la distensión abdominal por gases.
Descriptor Portuguese: Antiespumantes
Descriptor French: Antimoussants
Entry term(s): Agents, Antifoaming
Agents, Defoaming
Defoaming Agents
Foam Retardants
Retardants, Foam
Tree number(s): D27.505.519.178
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Agents used to prevent the formation of foam or to treat flatulence or bloat.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Silicones (1966-1976)
Surface-Active Agents (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS 1977-90
History Note: 91(77); was see under SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS 1977-90
DeCS ID: 942
Unique ID: D000934
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/13
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Antifoaming Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0001396
Scope note Agents used to prevent the formation of foam or to treat flatulence or bloat.
Preferred term Antifoaming Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Antifoaming
Foam Retardants - Narrower
Concept UI M0001398
Preferred term Foam Retardants
Entry term(s) Retardants, Foam
Defoaming Agents - Narrower
Concept UI M0001397
Preferred term Defoaming Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Defoaming
Antiflatulents - Narrower
Concept UI M0001395
Preferred term Antiflatulents

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