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Descriptor English: Veratrum
Descriptor Spanish: Veratrum
Descriptor Portuguese: Veratrum
Descriptor French: Veratrum
Entry term(s): False Hellebore
False Hellebores
Hellebore, False
Hellebores, False
Veratrum album
Veratrum nigrum
Veratrum viride
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.618.875.625.920
HP4.018.778.191
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014703
Scope note: A plant genus of the family Melanthiaceae with roots that contain VERATRUM ALKALOIDS used as emetics, parasiticides, antihypertensives. The common name "black hellebore" is used for both Veratrum nigrum and HELLEBORUS NIGER.
Annotation: VERATRUM ALKALOIDS 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: 91,63-85; was see under PLANTS, TOXIC 1986-90; was heading 1963-85; was in Cat B & D 1963-77
History Note: 91(86)63; was see under PLANTS, TOXIC 1986-90; was heading 1963-85; was in Cat B & D 1963-77
DeCS ID: 15108
Unique ID: D014703
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Veratrum - Preferred
Concept UI M0022613
Scope note A plant genus of the family Melanthiaceae with roots that contain VERATRUM ALKALOIDS used as emetics, parasiticides, antihypertensives. The common name "black hellebore" is used for both Veratrum nigrum and HELLEBORUS NIGER.
Preferred term Veratrum
Entry term(s) False Hellebore
False Hellebores
Hellebore, False
Hellebores, False
Veratrum nigrum - Narrower
Concept UI M000611049
Preferred term Veratrum nigrum
Veratrum album - Narrower
Concept UI F0001311
Preferred term Veratrum album
Veratrum viride - Narrower
Concept UI F0001313
Preferred term Veratrum viride



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