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Descriptor English: Plantago
Descriptor Spanish: Plantago
Descriptor Portuguese: Plantago
Descriptor French: Plantago
Entry term(s): English Plantain
English Plantains
Narrow Leaved Plantain
Narrow-Leaved Plantain
Narrow-Leaved Plantains
Plantago arenaria
Plantago indica
Plantago lanceolata
Plantago ovata
Plantago psyllium
Plantain
Plantain, English
Plantain, Narrow-Leaved
Plantains
Plantains, English
Plantains, Narrow-Leaved
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.583.700.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010943
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: note entry term PLANTAIN: for the banana-like fruit or green plantain flour use MUSA
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Psyllium (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1978-90; was see PSYLLIUM 1963-77 (Cat B & D heading)
Online Note: search PSYLLIUM 1966-77 (as Cat B & D heading)
History Note: 91(78); was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1978-90; was see PSYLLIUM 1963-77 (Cat B & D heading)
Related: Psyllium MeSH
DeCS ID: 11374
Unique ID: D010943
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/03/29
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Plantago - Preferred
Concept UI M0016965
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Plantago
Entry term(s) Plantain
Plantains
Plantago ovata - Broader
Concept UI M000603154
Preferred term Plantago ovata
Plantago psyllium - Broader
Concept UI M000603153
Preferred term Plantago psyllium
Entry term(s) Plantago arenaria
Plantago lanceolata - Narrower
Concept UI M000602578
Preferred term Plantago lanceolata
Entry term(s) English Plantain
English Plantains
Narrow Leaved Plantain
Narrow-Leaved Plantain
Narrow-Leaved Plantains
Plantain, English
Plantain, Narrow-Leaved
Plantains, English
Plantains, Narrow-Leaved
Plantago indica - Narrower
Concept UI M000603152
Preferred term Plantago indica



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