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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0018880

NCI Thesaurus Code: C85242  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Pharmacologic Substance

Semantic Type: Element, Ion, or Isotope

NCIt Definition: A gaseous element with atomic symbol He, atomic number 2, and atomic weight 4.00.

NPO Definition: An element with atomic number 2. (NCI)

CSP Definition: noble gas with the atomic symbol He, atomic number 2, and atomic weight 4.003; a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is not combustible and does not support combustion; medically it is used as a diluent for other gases, being especially useful with oxygen in the treatment of certain cases of respiratory obstruction, and as a vehicle for general anesthetics.

MSH Definition: Helium. A noble gas with the atomic symbol He, atomic number 2, and atomic weight 4.003. It is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is not combustible and does not support combustion. It was first detected in the sun and is now obtained from natural gas. Medically it is used as a diluent for other gases, being especially useful with oxygen in the treatment of certain cases of respiratory obstruction, and as a vehicle for general anesthetics. (Dorland, 27th ed)

RADLEX Definition: Helium. A noble gas with the atomic symbol He, atomic number 2, and atomic weight 4.003. It is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is not combustible and does not support combustion. It was first detected in the sun and is now obtained from natural gas. Medically it is used as a diluent for other gases, being especially useful with oxygen in the treatment of certain cases of respiratory obstruction, and as a vehicle for general anesthetics. (Dorland, 27th ed) [MeSH]

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
He - Helium
He element
Helium (substance)
Helium [Chemical/Ingredient]
helium
He

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C85242 (see NCI Thesaurus info)
CAS Registry Number 7440-59-7 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
FDA UNII Code 206GF3GB41

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN a rare gas; He-4; He-3 = HELIUM (IM) + ISOTOPES (NIM); He-5, 6, 8 = HELIUM (IM) + RADIOISOTOPES (IM) MSH
AQL AD AE AG AN BL CF CH CL CT DF EC HI IM IP ME PD PH PK PO RE SD ST TO TU UR MSH
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000020002 SNOMEDCT_US
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHEBI_ID CHEBI:30217 NCI
CHEBI_ID CHEBI:30218 NCI
CHEBI_ID CHEBI:30219 NCI
CHEBI_ID CHEBI:30220 NCI
CHEBI_ID CHEBI:33315 NCI
CHEBI_ID CHEBI:33681 NCI
Chemical_Formula He NCI
CODE NPO_901 NPO
COMMENT Period1, Group=18, Z=2 RADLEX
Contributing_Source FDA NCI
CTV3ID X799U SNOMEDCT_US
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 1243-2996 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
FDA_UNII_CODE 206GF3GB41 DRUGBANK
FDA_UNII_CODE 206GF3GB41 NDFRT
LEVEL Ingredient NDFRT
MDA 19990101 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION Helium. A noble gas with the atomic symbol He, atomic number 2, and atomic weight 4.003. It is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is not combustible and does not support combustion. It was first detected in the sun and is now obtained from natural gas. Medically it is used as a diluent for other gases, being especially useful with oxygen in the treatment of certain cases of respiratory obstruction, and as a vehicle for general anesthetics. (Dorland, 27th ed) NDFRT
MESH_DUI D006371 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Helium NDFRT
MESH_UI M0010005 NDFRT
MMR 20130708 MSH
MN D01.268.613.350 MSH
MN D01.362.641.352 MSH
NDFRT_KIND DRUG_KIND NDFRT
NDFRT_KIND INGREDIENT_KIND NDFRT
NUI N0000007123 NDFRT
NUI N0000147379 NDFRT
RDF_ID NPO_901 NPO
RN 206GF3GB41 MSH
RR 7440-59-7 (Helium) MSH
RXAUI 159437 RXNORM
RXAUI 2071329 RXNORM
RXAUI 3167886 RXNORM
RXAUI 3167887 RXNORM
RXAUI 3171392 RXNORM
RXAUI 3171393 RXNORM
RXAUI 3279204 RXNORM
RXAUI 3279270 RXNORM
RXCUI 5140 RXNORM
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SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~X799U SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T019282 MSH
TH FDA SRS (2014) MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TH USP (19XX) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
VANDF_RECORD 50.416^1737^Active/Master NDFRT
VANDF_RECORD 50.6^1776^Active/Master NDFRT
VUID 4019128 NDFRT

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