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Naphthalene

Introduction: Naphthalene

Description of Naphthalene

Naphthalene (medical condition): Some evidence indicates that exposure to Naphthalene...more »

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Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Naphthalene:
  »Introduction: Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Naphthalene
  »Symptoms of Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Naphthalene

Naphthalene: A two-ring crystalline hydrocarbon and environmental pollutant from coal tar, Naphthalene is used as an intermediate in chemical synthesis, as an insect repellent, fungicide, lubricant and, formerly, as a topical antiseptic. It is considered toxic and potentially carcinogenic. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Naphthalene: two-ring crystalline aromatic hydrocarbons isolated from coal tar; used as intermediates in chemical synthesis, as insect repellents, fungicides, lubricants, and preservatives.
Source: CRISP

Naphthalene: Two-ring crystalline hydrocarbons isolated from coal tar. They are used as intermediates in chemical synthesis, as insect repellents, fungicides, lubricants, preservatives, and, formerly, as topical antiseptics.
Source: MeSH 2007

Naphthalene: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Naphthalene:

Naphthalene as a Disease

Naphthalene: Another name for Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Naphthalene (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Naphthalene
  »Symptoms of Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Naphthalene

Naphthalene: Related Diseases

Naphthalene: Naphthalene is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Naphthalene (Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Naphthalene)

Some of the symptoms of Naphthalene incude:

  • Increased risk of cancer

Terms associated with Naphthalene:

More specific terms for Naphthalene:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Naphthalene

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Naphthalene can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Naphthalene

The following list attempts to classify Naphthalene into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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