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Descriptor in English: Myroxylon
Descriptor in Spanish: Myroxylon
Descriptor in Portuguese: Myroxylon
Descriptor in French: Myroxylon
Entry term(s): Myroxylon balsamum
Myroxylon balsamums
Myroxylon pereirae
Myroxylons
balsamum, Myroxylon
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.401.601
Scope note: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE that is a source of aromatic resinous balsams (Balsam of Tolu and Balsam of Peru) used in perfumery and as a constituent in cough syrups and lozenge.
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
DeCS UI: 35828
Descriptor UI: D029904
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Myroxylon - Preferred
Concept UI M0385481
Scope note A plant genus of the family FABACEAE that is a source of aromatic resinous balsams (Balsam of Tolu and Balsam of Peru) used in perfumery and as a constituent in cough syrups and lozenge.
Preferred term Myroxylon
Entry term(s) Myroxylons
Myroxylon pereirae - Narrower
Concept UI M0387504
Preferred term Myroxylon pereirae
Myroxylon balsamum - Narrower
Concept UI M0385482
Preferred term Myroxylon balsamum
Entry term(s) Myroxylon balsamums
balsamum, Myroxylon



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