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Descriptor English: Cucumis
Descriptor Spanish: Cucumis
Descriptor Portuguese: Cucumis
Descriptor French: Cucumis
Entry term(s): Cucumi
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.300.188
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028462
Scope note: A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE, order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae best known for cucumber (CUCUMIS SATIVUS) and cantaloupe (CUCUMIS MELO). Watermelon is a different genus, CITRULLUS. Bitter melon may refer to MOMORDICA or this genus.
Annotation:
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: Cucurbitaceae (1996-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see CUCURBITACEAE 1996-2001
History Note: 2002; use CUCURBITACEAE 1996-2001
DeCS ID: 35774
Unique ID: D028462
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Cucumis - Preferred
Concept UI M0029178
Scope note A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE, order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae best known for cucumber (CUCUMIS SATIVUS) and cantaloupe (CUCUMIS MELO). Watermelon is a different genus, CITRULLUS. Bitter melon may refer to MOMORDICA or this genus.
Preferred term Cucumis
Entry term(s) Cucumi



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