"Detergents" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Purifying or cleansing agents, usually salts of long-chain aliphatic bases or acids, that exert cleansing (oil-dissolving) and antimicrobial effects through a surface action that depends on possessing both hydrophilic and hydrophobic properties.
- Synthetic Detergent
- Detergent, Synthetic
- Detergents, Synthetic
- Synthetic Detergents
- Cleansing Agents
- Agent, Cleansing
- Agents, Cleansing
- Cleansing Agent
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Detergents".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Detergents".
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