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Descriptor in English: Catha
Descriptor in Spanish: Catha
Descriptor in Portuguese: Catha
Descriptor in French: Catha
Entry term(s): Catha eduli
Catha edulis
Cathas
Khat
Khats
Mairungi
Mairungus
Miraa
Miraas
Plant, Qat
Plants, Qat
Qat Plant
Qat Plants
edulis, Catha
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.500.750.155
Scope note: A plant genus of the family CELASTRACEAE. The leafy stems of khat are chewed by some individuals for stimulating effect. Members contain ((+)-norpseudoephedrine), cathionine, cathedulin, cathinine & cathidine.
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; for MIRAA use MIRAA (NM) 1981-2002
DeCS UI: 35747
Descriptor UI: D029754
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Catha - Preferred
Concept UI M0385258
Scope note A plant genus of the family CELASTRACEAE. The leafy stems of khat are chewed by some individuals for stimulating effect. Members contain ((+)-norpseudoephedrine), cathionine, cathedulin, cathinine & cathidine.
Preferred term Catha
Entry term(s) Cathas
Catha edulis - Narrower
Concept UI M0385259
Preferred term Catha edulis
Entry term(s) Catha eduli
Khat
Khats
Mairungi
Mairungus
Miraa
Miraas
Plant, Qat
Plants, Qat
Qat Plant
Qat Plants
edulis, Catha



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