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Descriptor English: Lettuce
Descriptor Spanish: Lechuga
Descriptor Portuguese: Alface
Descriptor French: Laitue
Entry term(s): Bitter Lettuce
Lactuca sativa
Lactuca sativa (Homeopathy)
Lactuca scariola
Lactuca serriola
Lactuca virosa
Wild Lettuce
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.100.500
HP4.018.468.409
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018545
Scope note: Any of the various plants of the genus Lactuca, especially L. sativa, cultivated for its edible leaves. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)
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
Previous Indexing: Plants, Edible (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32166
Unique ID: D018545
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Lettuce - Preferred
Concept UI M0027807
Scope note Any of the various plants of the genus Lactuca, especially L. sativa, cultivated for its edible leaves. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)
Preferred term Lettuce
Lactuca sativa - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0460671
Preferred term Lactuca sativa
Lactuca sativa (Homeopathy) - Narrower
Concept UI FD00059408
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Scientific name: Lactuca serriola. Synonym: Lactuca scariola. Common name: Lettuce. Abbreviation: "lact-s.". Plant origin. Original habitat: Europe and Asia. Parts used: whole plant.
Preferred term Lactuca sativa (Homeopathy)
Lactuca virosa - Narrower
Concept UI FD00059409
Scope note Homeopathic remedy. Common name: Wild lettuce. Abbreviation: "lact.". Plant origin. Original habitat: Europe and Asia. Parts used: whole plant.
Preferred term Lactuca virosa
Entry term(s) Bitter Lettuce
Wild Lettuce
Lactuca serriola - Narrower
Concept UI FD00063107
Preferred term Lactuca serriola
Entry term(s) Lactuca scariola



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