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Descriptor English: Manihot
Descriptor Spanish: Manihot
Descriptor Portuguese: Manihot
Descriptor French: Manihot
Entry term(s): Arrowroot, Brazilian
Arrowroots, Brazilian
Brazilian Arrowroot
Brazilian Arrowroots
Cassada
Cassava
Cassavas
Kasaba
Kasabas
Manihot esculenta
Manihot esculentas
Manihots
Manioc
Maniocs
Tapioca
Tapiocas
esculenta, Manihot
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.797.438.535
HP4.018.499.221
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002365
Scope note: A plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE that is perennial with conspicuous, almost palmate leaves like those of RICINUS but more deeply parted into five to nine lobes. It is a source of a starch after removal of the cyanogenic glucosides. The common name of Arrowroot is also used with Maranta (MARANTACEAE). The common name of yuca is also used for YUCCA.
Annotation: ARROWROOT see MARANTACEAE 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: 2003; see CASSAVA 1991-2002, see PLANTS, EDIBLE 1986-1990, see CASSAVA 1963-1985
History Note: 2003(1963)
DeCS ID: 2409
Unique ID: D002365
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Manihot - Preferred
Concept UI M0003600
Scope note A plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE that is perennial with conspicuous, almost palmate leaves like those of RICINUS but more deeply parted into five to nine lobes. It is a source of a starch after removal of the cyanogenic glucosides. The common name of Arrowroot is also used with Maranta (MARANTACEAE). The common name of yuca is also used for YUCCA.
Preferred term Manihot
Entry term(s) Cassava
Cassavas
Kasaba
Kasabas
Manihots
Manihot esculenta - Narrower
Concept UI M0397054
Preferred term Manihot esculenta
Entry term(s) Manihot esculentas
esculenta, Manihot
Tapioca - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0003601
Preferred term Tapioca
Entry term(s) Arrowroot, Brazilian
Arrowroots, Brazilian
Brazilian Arrowroot
Brazilian Arrowroots
Manioc
Maniocs
Tapiocas
Cassada - Narrower
Concept UI FD00058916
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Scientific name: Manihot esculenta. Synonym: Manihot utilissima. Common name: Cassava. Abbreviation: "cass.". Plant origin. Original habitat: Brazil. Parts used: roots.
Preferred term Cassada



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