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Descriptor English: Cucurbita
Descriptor Spanish: Cucurbita
Descriptor Portuguese: Cucurbita
Descriptor French: Cucurbita
Entry term(s): Cucurbitas
Plant, Squash
Plants, Squash
Pumpkin
Pumpkins
Squash Plant
Squash Plants
Squashe
Squashes
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.300.222
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028464
Scope note: A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE, order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, which includes pumpkin, gourd and squash.
Annotation: do not confuse with Squash (Sport) = RACQUET SPORTS
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 (1998-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; for PUMPKINS & SQUASHES see CUCURBITACEAE 1998-2001
History Note: 2002; for PUMPKINS & SQUASHES use CUCURBITACEAE 1998-2001
DeCS ID: 35776
Unique ID: D028464
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: 2017/07/12
Cucurbita - Preferred
Concept UI M0029180
Scope note A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE, order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, which includes pumpkin, gourd and squash.
Preferred term Cucurbita
Entry term(s) Cucurbitas
Squash Plant - Narrower
Concept UI M0382398
Preferred term Squash Plant
Entry term(s) Plant, Squash
Plants, Squash
Squash Plants
Squashes - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0403535
Preferred term Squashes
Entry term(s) Squashe
Pumpkins - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0382397
Preferred term Pumpkins
Entry term(s) Pumpkin



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