National Cancer Institute Thesaurus

Last uploaded: November 25, 2019
Preferred Name

Element

Synonyms

element

Element

Definitions

A substance whose atoms all have the same atomic number, that cannot be divided into simpler substances, and that singly or in combination constitute all matter.

ID

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C1940

ALT_DEFINITION

A basic part of a whole. In chemistry, refers to a simple substance that cannot be broken down into smaller parts or changed into another substance. The basic part of an element is an atom, which contains protons, neutrons, and electrons. All atoms of an element have the same number of protons. Examples of elements are hydrogen, carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, and calcium.

CHEBI_ID

CHEBI:33259

code

C1940

DEFINITION

A substance whose atoms all have the same atomic number, that cannot be divided into simpler substances, and that singly or in combination constitute all matter.

FULL_SYN

element

Element

label

Element

Legacy_Concept_Name

Element_or_Isotope

Preferred_Name

Element

prefixIRI

ncit:C1940

Semantic_Type

Element, Ion, or Isotope

UMLS_CUI

C0013879

subClassOf

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C579

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