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Descriptor English: Hemlock
Descriptor Spanish: Cicutas (Apiáceas)
Descriptor Portuguese: Cicutas (Apiáceas)
Descriptor French: Ciguë
Entry term(s): Hemlocks
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.075.388
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018652
Scope note: Any of several poisonous plants, commonly called poison hemlock, of the CICUTA or CONIUM genus. The hemlock tree (TSUGA) is completely unrelated being a coniferous tree of the pine family.
Annotation: for hemlock tree use TSUGA; GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics: CONIUM or CICUTA
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
Previous Indexing: Plant Poisoning (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32202
Unique ID: D018652
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/04/19
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Hemlock - Preferred
Concept UI M0027950
Scope note Any of several poisonous plants, commonly called poison hemlock, of the CICUTA or CONIUM genus. The hemlock tree (TSUGA) is completely unrelated being a coniferous tree of the pine family.
Preferred term Hemlock
Entry term(s) Hemlocks



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