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Descriptor English: Cucurbitaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Cucurbitaceae
Descriptor Portuguese: Cucurbitaceae
Descriptor French: Cucurbitaceae
Entry term(s): Coccinia
Coccinias
Fevillea
Fevilleas
Gourd, Ivy
Gourds, Ivy
Ivy Gourd
Ivy Gourds
Melon
Melons
Melothria
Melothrias
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.300
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019662
Scope note: The gourd plant family of the order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. It is sometimes placed in its own order, Cucurbitales. 'Melon' generally refers to CUCUMIS; CITRULLUS; or MOMORDICA.
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: 1998; for MELONS see CUCUMIS 2002-2004
History Note: 1998; for MELONS use CUCUMIS 2002-2004
DeCS ID: 33300
Unique ID: D019662
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Cucurbitaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0029179
Scope note The gourd plant family of the order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. It is sometimes placed in its own order, Cucurbitales. 'Melon' generally refers to CUCUMIS; CITRULLUS; or MOMORDICA.
Preferred term Cucurbitaceae
Fevillea - Narrower
Concept UI M0396953
Scope note A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE that contains andirobicin (a cucurbitacin glucoside).
Preferred term Fevillea
Entry term(s) Fevilleas
Coccinia - Narrower
Concept UI M0396952
Scope note A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE that contains AGGLUTININS that are chitooligosaccharide-specific LECTINS. It is used in INDIA to treat DIABETES MELLITUS.
Preferred term Coccinia
Entry term(s) Coccinias
Gourd, Ivy
Gourds, Ivy
Ivy Gourd
Ivy Gourds
Melons - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0456344
Preferred term Melons
Entry term(s) Melon
Melothria - Narrower
Concept UI M0418633
Preferred term Melothria
Entry term(s) Melothrias



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