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Descriptor English: Cacao
Descriptor Spanish: Cacao
Descriptor Portuguese: Cacau
Descriptor French: Cacaoyer
Entry term(s): Cocoa Plant
Plant, Cocoa
Theobroma
Theobroma cacao
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.821.500.164
HP4.018.189.037
VS2.001.001.002.012
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002099
Scope note: A tree of the family MALVACEAE, order MALVALES, whose seeds are processed to yield COCOA and CHOCOLATE.
Annotation: CHOCOLATE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EC economics
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2019
History Note: 2019
DeCS ID: 2133
Unique ID: D002099
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/14
Cacao - Preferred
Concept UI M0003123
Scope note A tree of the family MALVACEAE, order MALVALES, whose seeds are processed to yield COCOA and CHOCOLATE.
Preferred term Cacao
Entry term(s) Cocoa Plant
Plant, Cocoa
Theobroma cacao
Theobroma - Broader
Concept UI M000640194
Preferred term Theobroma



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