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Descriptor English: Ipomoea batatas
Descriptor Spanish: Ipomoea batatas
Descriptor Portuguese: Ipomoea batatas
Descriptor French: Ipomoea batatas
Entry term(s): Ipomoea batata
Potato, Sweet
Potatos, Sweet
Pseudo Yam
Pseudo Yams
Pseudo-Yam
Pseudo-Yams
Sweet Potato
Sweet Potatos
Yam, Pseudo
Yams, Pseudo
batatas, Ipomoea
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.238.500.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D027723
Scope note: A plant species of the genus IPOMOEA, family CONVOLVULACEAE. Some cultivars are sweet and edible whereas bitter varieties are a source of SAPONINS. This sweet potato is sometimes referred to as a yam (DIOSCOREA).
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
Previous Indexing: Solanaceae (1998-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see Solanaceae 1998-2001
History Note: 2002; use Solanaceae 1998-2001
Related: Dioscorea MeSH
DeCS ID: 35765
Unique ID: D027723
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Ipomoea batatas - Preferred
Concept UI M0029160
Scope note A plant species of the genus IPOMOEA, family CONVOLVULACEAE. Some cultivars are sweet and edible whereas bitter varieties are a source of SAPONINS. This sweet potato is sometimes referred to as a yam (DIOSCOREA).
Preferred term Ipomoea batatas
Entry term(s) Ipomoea batata
batatas, Ipomoea
Sweet Potato - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0401805
Preferred term Sweet Potato
Entry term(s) Potato, Sweet
Potatos, Sweet
Pseudo Yam
Pseudo Yams
Pseudo-Yam
Pseudo-Yams
Sweet Potatos
Yam, Pseudo
Yams, Pseudo



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