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Descriptor English: Cactaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Cactaceae
Descriptor Portuguese: Cactaceae
Descriptor French: Cactaceae
Entry term(s): Cactus
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.198.500.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D029421
Scope note: The cactus plant family of the order Caryophyllales, subclass Caryophyllidae, class Magnoliopsida. Cacti are succulent perennial plants well adapted to dry regions.
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: 35729
Unique ID: D029421
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Cactaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0384636
Scope note The cactus plant family of the order Caryophyllales, subclass Caryophyllidae, class Magnoliopsida. Cacti are succulent perennial plants well adapted to dry regions.
Preferred term Cactaceae
Entry term(s) Cactus



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