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Descriptor English: Rheum
Descriptor Spanish: Rheum
Descriptor Portuguese: Rheum
Descriptor French: Rheum
Entry term(s): Chinese Rhubarb
Da Huang
Huang, Da
Rheum officinale
Rheum rhaponticum
Rheum tanguticum
Rhubarb
Rhubarb, Chinese
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.825.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012250
Scope note: A plant genus of the family POLYGONACEAE. Members contain chrysophanic acid, rhein, EMODIN, and other ANTHRAQUINONES. The roots were formerly used as PURGATIVES.
Annotation: note entry term RHEUM RHAPONTICUM: RHAPONTICUM see LEUZEA is also available
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
Public MeSH Note: 2004; see RHUBARB 1991-2003, see PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1978-1990, see RHUBARB 1963-1977
History Note: 2004(1963)
Related: Rheum palmatum DeCS
DeCS ID: 12659
Unique ID: D012250
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1964/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/13
Rheum - Preferred
Concept UI M0019054
Scope note A plant genus of the family POLYGONACEAE. Members contain chrysophanic acid, rhein, EMODIN, and other ANTHRAQUINONES. The roots were formerly used as PURGATIVES.
Preferred term Rheum
Rhubarb - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0019055
Preferred term Rhubarb
Rheum officinale - Narrower
Concept UI M000611420
Preferred term Rheum officinale
Entry term(s) Chinese Rhubarb
Da Huang
Huang, Da
Rhubarb, Chinese
Rheum rhaponticum - Narrower
Concept UI M0443651
Preferred term Rheum rhaponticum
Rheum tanguticum - Narrower
Concept UI M0592098
Preferred term Rheum tanguticum



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