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 DeCS Categories

D02 Organic Chemicals .
D02.033 Alcohols .
D02.033.375 Ethanol .
D02.047 Aldehydes .
D02.047.064 Acetaldehyde .
D02.047.644 Glyoxal .
D02.355 Ethers .
D02.355.417 Ethyl Ethers .
D02.355.417.332 Ether .
D02.455 Hydrocarbons .
D02.455.326 Hydrocarbons, Acyclic .
D02.455.326.146 Alkanes .
D02.455.326.146.379 Ethane .
D03 Heterocyclic Compounds .
D03.383 Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring .
D03.383.742 Pyrimidines .
D03.383.742.698 Pyrimidinones .
D03.383.742.698.253 Barbiturates .
D03.383.742.698.253.593 Pentobarbital .
HP7 Homeopathic Pharmacy .
HP7.029 Homeopathic Pharmacotechniques .
HP7.029.152 Homeopathic Vehicles .
HP7.029.152.238 Hydroalcoholic Solution .
HP7. Ethanol .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.011 Science .
SP4.011.097 Chemistry .
SP4.011.097.036 Organic Chemicals .
SP4. Alcohols .
SP4. Ethanol .
SP4. Ethane .
SP4. Ethers .
VS2 Health Surveillance of Products .
VS2.004 Control and Sanitary Supervision of Sanitizing Products .
VS2.004.001 Sanitizing Products .
VS2.004.001.002 Products with Antimicrobial Action .
VS2. Ethanol .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Acetaldehyde .
Ethanal .
A colorless, flammable liquid used in the manufacture of acetic acid, perfumes, and flavors. It is also an intermediate in the metabolism of alcohol. It has a general narcotic action and also causes irritation of mucous membranes. Large doses may cause death from respiratory paralysis. .
Ethane .
A two carbon alkane with the formula H3C-CH3. .
Ethanol .
Absolute Alcohol .
Grain Alcohol .
Alcohol, Absolute .
Alcohol, Grain .
Ethyl Alcohol .
Alcohol, Ethyl .
A clear, colorless liquid rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body. It has bactericidal activity and is used often as a topical disinfectant. It is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as serving as the primary ingredient in ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. .
Pentobarbital .
Diabutal .
Etaminal .
Ethaminal .
Nembutal .
Pentobarbital Sodium .
Pentobarbital, Monosodium Salt .
Pentobarbitone .
Sagatal .
Monosodium Salt Pentobarbital .
Mebubarbital .
Mebumal .
A short-acting barbiturate that is effective as a sedative and hypnotic (but not as an anti-anxiety) agent and is usually given orally. It is prescribed more frequently for sleep induction than for sedation but, like similar agents, may lose its effectiveness by the second week of continued administration. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p236) .
Glyoxal .
Ethanedial .
Ethanedione .
A 2-carbon aldehyde with carbonyl groups on both carbons. .
Ether .
Ether, Diethyl .
Diethyl Ether .
Ether, Ethyl .
Ethyl Ether .
A mobile, very volatile, highly flammable liquid used as an inhalation anesthetic and as a solvent for waxes, fats, oils, perfumes, alkaloids, and gums. It is mildly irritating to skin and mucous membranes. .
Ethers .
Organic compounds having two alkyl or aryl groups bonded to an oxygen atom, as in the formula R1­O­R2. .