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Descriptor English: Pharmacognosy
Descriptor Spanish: Farmacognosia
Descriptor Portuguese: Farmacognosia
Descriptor French: Pharmacognosie
Entry term(s): Pharmacognosies
Tree number(s): H01.158.273.118.598
H01.158.703.060
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010598
Scope note: The science of drugs prepared from natural-sources including preparations from PLANTS, animals, and other organisms as well as MINERALS and other substances included in MATERIA MEDICA. The therapeutic usage of plants is PHYTOTHERAPY.
Annotation: specialty
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Related: Ethnopharmacology MeSH
Medicine, Traditional MeSH
Phytotherapy MeSH
Plants, Medicinal MeSH
DeCS ID: 10789
Unique ID: D010598
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Pharmacognosy - Preferred
Concept UI M0016465
Scope note The science of drugs prepared from natural-sources including preparations from PLANTS, animals, and other organisms as well as MINERALS and other substances included in MATERIA MEDICA. The therapeutic usage of plants is PHYTOTHERAPY.
Preferred term Pharmacognosy
Entry term(s) Pharmacognosies



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