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Descriptor English: Allium
Descriptor Spanish: Allium
Descriptor Portuguese: Allium
Descriptor French: Allium
Entry term(s): Alliaceae
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.618.100.050.060
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000490
Scope note: A genus of the plant family Amaryllidaceae. Many produce pungent, often bacteriostatic and physiologically active compounds and are used as VEGETABLES; CONDIMENTS; and medicament, the latter in traditional medicine.
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: Garlic (1966-1985)
Plants (1966-1985)
Vegetables (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note: 86
History Note: 86
DeCS ID: 19536
Unique ID: D000490
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Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1985/05/03
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Allium - Preferred
Concept UI M0000740
Scope note A genus of the plant family Amaryllidaceae. Many produce pungent, often bacteriostatic and physiologically active compounds and are used as VEGETABLES; CONDIMENTS; and medicament, the latter in traditional medicine.
Preferred term Allium
Alliaceae - Broader
Concept UI M0000742
Preferred term Alliaceae



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