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Descriptor English: Aristolochia
Descriptor Spanish: Aristolochia
Descriptor Portuguese: Aristolochia
Descriptor French: Aristolochia
Entry term(s): Aristolochia Milhomens
Aristolochia clematitis
Aristolochia colombiana
Aristolochia cymbifera
Aristolochia infesta
Aristolochia serpentaria
Aristolochias
Birthwort
Birthworts
Dutchman Pipe
Dutchman's Pipe
Dutchman's Pipes
Dutchmans Pipe
European Birthwort
Pelican-Flower
Pipe, Dutchman's
Pipes, Dutchman's
Sangree-Root
Sangrel
Serpentaria aristolochia
Serpentary
Snakeweed
Upright Birthwort
Virginia snakeroot
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.096.211
HP4.018.127.509
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D030022
Scope note: A plant genus of the family ARISTOLOCHIACEAE. Species of this genus have been used in traditional medicine but they contain aristolochic acid which is associated with nephropathy. These are sometimes called 'snakeroot' but that name is also used with a number of other plants such as POLYGALA; SANICULA; ASARUM; ARISTOLOCHIA; AGERATINA; and others.
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: 35703
Unique ID: D030022
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Aristolochia - Preferred
Concept UI M0385655
Scope note A plant genus of the family ARISTOLOCHIACEAE. Species of this genus have been used in traditional medicine but they contain aristolochic acid which is associated with nephropathy. These are sometimes called 'snakeroot' but that name is also used with a number of other plants such as POLYGALA; SANICULA; ASARUM; ARISTOLOCHIA; AGERATINA; and others.
Preferred term Aristolochia
Entry term(s) Aristolochia Milhomens
Aristolochia cymbifera
Aristolochias
Dutchman's Pipe - Narrower
Concept UI M0385656
Preferred term Dutchman's Pipe
Entry term(s) Aristolochia clematitis
Aristolochia colombiana
Aristolochia infesta
Birthwort
Birthworts
Dutchman Pipe
Dutchman's Pipes
Dutchmans Pipe
European Birthwort
Pipe, Dutchman's
Pipes, Dutchman's
Upright Birthwort
Aristolochia serpentaria - Narrower
Concept UI FD00063086
Preferred term Aristolochia serpentaria
Entry term(s) Pelican-Flower
Sangree-Root
Sangrel
Serpentaria aristolochia
Serpentary
Snakeweed
Virginia snakeroot



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