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Descriptor English: Apocynaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Apocynaceae
Descriptor Portuguese: Apocynaceae
Descriptor French: Apocynaceae
Entry term(s): Acokanthera
Asclepiadaceae
Caralluma
Carissa
Cerbera
Chonemorpha
Cryptostegia
Gomphocarpus
Gongronema
Himatanthus
Plumeria
Rhazya
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.456.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D029062
Scope note: The dogbane family of the order Gentianales. Members of the family have milky, often poisonous juice, smooth-margined leaves, and flowers in clusters.
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: 2002
History Note: 2002
DeCS ID: 35680
Unique ID: D029062
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Apocynaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0383757
Scope note The dogbane family of the order Gentianales. Members of the family have milky, often poisonous juice, smooth-margined leaves, and flowers in clusters.
Preferred term Apocynaceae
Entry term(s) Asclepiadaceae
Cerbera - Narrower
Concept UI M0487918
Scope note A plant genus of the family APOCYNACEAE. Members contain CARDENOLIDES.
Preferred term Cerbera
Chonemorpha - Narrower
Concept UI M0396507
Scope note A plant genus of the family APOCYNACEAE. It contains chonemorphine, a steroidal alkaloid.
Preferred term Chonemorpha
Himatanthus - Narrower
Concept UI M0418558
Preferred term Himatanthus
Acokanthera - Narrower
Concept UI M0396504
Scope note A plant genus of the family APOCYNACEAE.
Preferred term Acokanthera
Rhazya - Narrower
Concept UI M0419712
Preferred term Rhazya
Gomphocarpus - Narrower
Concept UI M0396550
Preferred term Gomphocarpus
Cryptostegia - Narrower
Concept UI M0418563
Preferred term Cryptostegia
Gongronema - Narrower
Concept UI M0448305
Preferred term Gongronema
Caralluma - Narrower
Concept UI M0448911
Preferred term Caralluma
Carissa - Narrower
Concept UI M0418559
Preferred term Carissa
Plumeria - Narrower
Concept UI M0396508
Scope note A plant genus of the family APOCYNACEAE that contains plumericin, uleine and demethoxyaspidospermine.
Preferred term Plumeria



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