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Descriptor English: Cotyledon
Descriptor Spanish: Cotiledón
Descriptor Portuguese: Cotilédone
Descriptor French: Cotylédon
Entry term(s): Coléoptile
Feuille cotylédonaire
Tree number(s): A18.024.500.750.333
A18.024.875.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018548
Scope note: A part of the embryo in a seed plant. The number of cotyledons is an important feature in classifying plants. In seeds without an endosperm, they store food which is used in germination. In some plants, they emerge above the soil surface and become the first photosynthetic leaves. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Annotation: coordinate with specific plant
Allowable Qualifiers: AE effets indésirables
AH anatomie et histologie
CH composition chimique
CL classification
CY cytologie
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
EM embryologie
EN enzymologie
GD croissance et développement
GE génétique
IM immunologie
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
PH physiologie
PO intoxication
PS parasitologie
RE effets des radiations
TO toxicité
UL ultrastructure
VI virologie
DeCS ID: 32297
Unique ID: D018548
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Cotylédon - Preferred
Concept UI M0027811
Preferred term Cotylédon
Entry term(s) Feuille cotylédonaire
Coléoptile - Narrower
Concept UI M0027810
Preferred term Coléoptile



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