Descriptor English: Lens Plant
Descriptor Spanish: Lens (Planta)
Descriptor Lens (planta)
Entry term(s) Lens culinaris
Scope note: Género de plantas de la familia FABACEAE, conocidas por sus semillas que se emplean como alimento.
Descriptor Portuguese: Lens (Planta)
Descriptor French: Lens
Entry term(s): Lens Plants
Lens culinari
Lens culinaris
Plant, Lens
Plants, Lens
culinari, Lens
Tree number(s): B01.875.800.575.912.250.401.450
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A plant genus of the FABACEAE family known for the seeds used as food.
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: Fabaceae (1978-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2005; see LENTILS 2001-2004; see FABACEAE 1978-2001
History Note: 2005(2002); use FABACEAE 1978-2001
DeCS ID: 35822
Unique ID: D027806
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Lens Plant - Preferred
Concept UI M0460636
Scope note A plant genus of the FABACEAE family known for the seeds used as food.
Preferred term Lens Plant
Entry term(s) Lens Plants
Plant, Lens
Plants, Lens
Lentils - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0012313
Preferred term Lentils
Entry term(s) Lentil
Lens culinaris - Narrower
Concept UI M0460637
Preferred term Lens culinaris
Entry term(s) Lens culinari
culinari, Lens

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