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Descriptor English: Cannabis
Descriptor Spanish: Cannabis
Descriptor Portuguese: Cannabis
Descriptor French: Cannabis
Entry term(s): Bhang
Bhangs
Cannabi
Cannabis indica
Cannabis sativa
Ganja
Ganjas
Hashish
Hashishs
Hemp
Hemp Plant
Hemp Plants
Hemps
Marihuana
Marijuana
Plant, Hemp
Plants, Hemp
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.937.055.500
HP4.018.189.205
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002188
Scope note: The plant genus in the Cannabaceae plant family, Urticales order, Hamamelidae subclass. The flowering tops are called many slang terms including pot, marijuana, hashish, bhang, and ganja. The stem is an important source of hemp fiber.
Annotation: use in therapy = MEDICAL MARIJUANA
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
History Note: was in Cat B & D 1963-76
Related: Cannabinoids MeSH
Marijuana Abuse MeSH
Marijuana Smoking MeSH
DeCS ID: 2220
Unique ID: D002188
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Cannabis - Preferred
Concept UI M0003270
Scope note The plant genus in the Cannabaceae plant family, Urticales order, Hamamelidae subclass. The flowering tops are called many slang terms including pot, marijuana, hashish, bhang, and ganja. The stem is an important source of hemp fiber.
Preferred term Cannabis
Entry term(s) Cannabi
Hemp Plant
Hemp Plants
Marihuana
Marijuana
Plant, Hemp
Plants, Hemp
Cannabis indica - Narrower
Concept UI M0383877
Preferred term Cannabis indica
Ganja - Narrower
Concept UI M0003271
Preferred term Ganja
Entry term(s) Ganjas
Hashish - Narrower
Concept UI M0003272
Preferred term Hashish
Entry term(s) Hashishs
Hemp - Narrower
Concept UI M0003274
Preferred term Hemp
Entry term(s) Hemps
Bhang - Narrower
Concept UI M0003269
Preferred term Bhang
Entry term(s) Bhangs
Cannabis sativa - Narrower
Concept UI M0383876
Preferred term Cannabis sativa



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