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Descriptor English:   Plantago 
Descriptor Spanish:   Plantago 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Plantago 
Synonyms English:   English Plantain
English Plantains
Narrow Leaved Plantain
Narrow-Leaved Plantain
Narrow-Leaved Plantains
Plantago arenaria
Plantago indica
Plantago lanceolata
Plantago ovata
Plantago psyllium
Plantain, English
Plantain, Narrow-Leaved
Plantains, English
Plantains, Narrow-Leaved  
Tree Number:   B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.583.700.700
Definition English:   A plant genus of the family Plantaginaceae. The small plants usually have a dense tuft of basal leaves and long, leafless stalks bearing a terminal spike of small flowers. The seeds, known as PSYLLIUM, swell in water and are used as laxatives. The leaves have been used medicinally. 
Indexing Annotation English:   note entry term PLANTAIN: for the banana-like fruit or green plantain flour use MUSA
See Related English:   Psyllium
History Note English:   91(78); was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1978-90; was see PSYLLIUM 1963-77 (Cat B & D heading) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EM embryology EN enzymology
GE genetics GD growth & development
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   11374 
Unique Identifier:   D010943 

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