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Descriptor in English: Senecio
Descriptor in Spanish: Senecio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Senécio
Descriptor in French: Senecio
Entry term(s): Groundsel
Groundsels
Ragwort
Ragworts
Senecios
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.100.800
Scope note: A species of toxic plants of the Compositae. The poisonous compounds are alkaloids which cause cattle diseases, neoplasms, and liver damage and are used to produce cancers in experimental animals.
Annotation: poisonous to livestock
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
See also the descriptors: Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids MeSH
DeCS UI: 13057
Descriptor UI: D012674
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Senecio - Preferred
Concept UI M0019644
Scope note A species of toxic plants of the Compositae. The poisonous compounds are alkaloids which cause cattle diseases, neoplasms, and liver damage and are used to produce cancers in experimental animals.
Preferred term Senecio
Entry term(s) Senecios
Groundsel - Narrower
Concept UI M0019645
Preferred term Groundsel
Entry term(s) Groundsels
Ragwort - Narrower
Concept UI M0019646
Preferred term Ragwort
Entry term(s) Ragworts



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