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Descriptor English:   Potassium 
Descriptor Spanish:   Potasio 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Potássio 
Tree Number:   D01.268.549.550
Definition English:   An element in the alkali group of metals with an atomic symbol K, atomic number 19, and atomic weight 39.10. It is the chief cation in the intracellular fluid of muscle and other cells. Potassium ion is a strong electrolyte that plays a significant role in the regulation of fluid volume and maintenance of the WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /blood: note also HYPERKALEMIA and HYPOKALEMIA; POTASSIUM, DIETARY is also available
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Potassium/deficiency use Potassium Deficiency
See Related English:   Hyperkalemia
Potassium Isotopes
Potassium Radioisotopes
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PH physiology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   11626 
Unique Identifier:   D011188 

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