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Descriptor English: Colchicum
Descriptor Spanish: Colchicum
Descriptor Portuguese: Colchicum
Descriptor French: Colchicum
Entry term(s): Autumn Crocus
Colchicum autumnale
Colchicum autumnales
Colchicums
Crocus, Autumn
Crocus, Fall
Fall Crocus
Meadow Saffron
Meadow Saffrons
Saffron, Meadow
Saffrons, Meadow
autumnales, Colchicum
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.618.875.175.170
HP4.018.189.661
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003079
Scope note: A genus of poisonous, liliaceous plants. The roots (corms) of Colchicum autumnale, the fall crocus or meadow saffron, yield COLCHICINE, which is used as a biochemical tool and to treat gout. Other members of this genus yield saffron dye, flavoring agents, and aromatics.
Annotation: COLCHICINE 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, MEDICINAL 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
History Note: 91(86)63; was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
Related: Colchicine MeSH
DeCS ID: 3110
Unique ID: D003079
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Colchicum - Preferred
Concept UI M0004733
Scope note A genus of poisonous, liliaceous plants. The roots (corms) of Colchicum autumnale, the fall crocus or meadow saffron, yield COLCHICINE, which is used as a biochemical tool and to treat gout. Other members of this genus yield saffron dye, flavoring agents, and aromatics.
Preferred term Colchicum
Entry term(s) Colchicums
Colchicum autumnale - Narrower
Concept UI M0380972
Scope note Colchicum autumnale L. is the source of COLCHICINE.
Preferred term Colchicum autumnale
Entry term(s) Autumn Crocus
Colchicum autumnales
Crocus, Autumn
Crocus, Fall
Fall Crocus
Meadow Saffron
Meadow Saffrons
Saffron, Meadow
Saffrons, Meadow
autumnales, Colchicum



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