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Descriptor English:   Toxicodendron 
Descriptor Spanish:   Toxicodendron 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Toxicodendron 
Synonyms English:   Ivies, Poison
Ivy, Poison
Oak, Poison
Oaks, Poison
Poison Ivies
Poison Ivy
Poison Oak
Poison Oaks
Poison Sumac
Poison Sumacs
Rhus toxicodendron
Rhus toxicodendrons
Sumac, Poison
Sumacs, Poison
toxicodendron, Rhus  
Tree Number:   B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.044.744
Definition English:   A genus (formerly part of Rhus genus) of shrubs, vines, or trees that yields a highly allergenic oleoresin which causes a severe contact dermatitis (DERMATITIS, TOXICODENDRON). The most toxic species are Toxicodendron vernix (poison sumac), T. diversilobum (poison oak), and T. radicans (poison ivy). T. vernicifera yields a useful varnish from which certain enzymes (laccases) are obtained. 
Indexing Annotation English:   DERMATITIS, TOXICODENDRON is available
See Related English:   Dermatitis, Toxicodendron
History Note English:   93; was RHUS 1963-92; TOXICODENDRON was see RHUS 1986-92 
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:   30881 
Unique Identifier:   D012251 

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