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Descriptor English: Ricinus
Descriptor Spanish: Ricinus
Descriptor Portuguese: Ricinus
Descriptor French: Ricinus
Entry term(s): Castor Bean Plant
Castor Bean Plants
Castor Oil Plant
Castor Oil Plants
Plant, Castor Bean
Plant, Castor Oil
Plants, Castor Bean
Plants, Castor Oil
Ricinus communis
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.797.438.650
HP4.018.654.718
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012278
Scope note: A plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae. The seed of Ricinus communis is the CASTOR BEAN which is the source of CASTOR OIL; RICIN; and other LECTINS.
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: 2002; for CASTOR OIL PLANT see EUPHORBIACEAE 1998-2001
History Note: 2002; for CASTOR OIL PLANT use EUPHORBIACEAE 1998-2001
Related: Castor Oil MeSH
Ricin MeSH
DeCS ID: 12688
Unique ID: D012278
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/13
Ricinus - Preferred
Concept UI M0019094
Scope note A plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae. The seed of Ricinus communis is the CASTOR BEAN which is the source of CASTOR OIL; RICIN; and other LECTINS.
Preferred term Ricinus
Ricinus communis - Narrower
Concept UI M000611423
Preferred term Ricinus communis
Entry term(s) Castor Bean Plant
Castor Bean Plants
Castor Oil Plant
Castor Oil Plants
Plant, Castor Bean
Plant, Castor Oil
Plants, Castor Bean
Plants, Castor Oil



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