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Descriptor English: Nylons
Descriptor Spanish: Nylons
Descriptor Portuguese: Nylons
Descriptor French: Nylons
Entry term(s): Dermalon
Dermalons
Ethilon
Ethilons
Nylon
Polyamide
Polyamides
Supramid
Supramids
Tree number(s): D05.750.716.392
D25.720.716.392
J01.637.051.720.716.392
J01.637.548
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009757
Scope note: Polymers where the main polymer chain comprises recurring amide groups. These compounds are generally formed from combinations of diamines, diacids, and amino acids and yield fibers, sheeting, or extruded forms used in textiles, gels, filters, sutures, contact lenses, and other biomaterials.
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
Public MeSH Note: 80; was NYLON 1963-79
Online Note: use NYLONS to search NYLON 1966-79
History Note: 80; was NYLON in Cat D & J 1963-79
DeCS ID: 9941
Unique ID: D009757
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Nylons - Preferred
Concept UI M0015134
Scope note Polymers where the main polymer chain comprises recurring amide groups. These compounds are generally formed from combinations of diamines, diacids, and amino acids and yield fibers, sheeting, or extruded forms used in textiles, gels, filters, sutures, contact lenses, and other biomaterials.
Preferred term Nylons
Entry term(s) Nylon
Polyamide
Polyamides
Ethilon - Narrower
Concept UI M0015136
Preferred term Ethilon
Entry term(s) Ethilons
Supramid - Narrower
Concept UI M0373116
Preferred term Supramid
Entry term(s) Supramids
Dermalon - Narrower
Concept UI M0015135
Preferred term Dermalon
Entry term(s) Dermalons



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