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Descriptor in English: Acorus
Descriptor in Spanish: Acorus
Descriptor in Portuguese: Acorus
Descriptor in French: Acorus
Entry term(s): Acorus calamus
Acorus gramineus
Calamus Root
Calamus Roots
Flagroot
Root, Calamus
Roots, Calamus
Sedge, Sweet
Sedges, Sweet
Sweet Flag
Sweet Sedge
Sweet Sedges
Sweetflag
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.010.500
Scope note: A plant genus of the family ACORACEAE, order Arales, subclass Arecidae most notable for Acorus calamus L. root which contains asarone and has been used in TRADITIONAL MEDICINE.
Annotation: note entry terms CALAMUS ROOT and ACORUS CALAMUS: do not confuse with the genus CALAMUS
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
History Note: 2002
DeCS UI: 35649
Descriptor UI: D029023
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Acorus - Preferred
Concept UI M0383706
Scope note A plant genus of the family ACORACEAE, order Arales, subclass Arecidae most notable for Acorus calamus L. root which contains asarone and has been used in TRADITIONAL MEDICINE.
Preferred term Acorus
Entry term(s) Flagroot
Sweet Flag
Sweetflag
Acorus calamus - Narrower
Concept UI M0383707
Preferred term Acorus calamus
Entry term(s) Sedge, Sweet
Sedges, Sweet
Sweet Sedge
Sweet Sedges
Acorus gramineus - Narrower
Concept UI M0591096
Preferred term Acorus gramineus
Calamus Root - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0389903
Preferred term Calamus Root
Entry term(s) Calamus Roots
Root, Calamus
Roots, Calamus



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