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Descriptor English: Persea
Descriptor Spanish: Persea
Descriptor Portuguese: Persea
Descriptor French: Persea
Entry term(s): Avocado
Avocados
Persea americana
Persea americanas
Perseas
americana, Persea
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.595.400.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D027421
Scope note: A plant genus in the LAURACEAE family. The tree, Persea americana Mill., is known for the Avocado fruit, the food of commerce.
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: Lauraceae (1998-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see LAURACEAE 1998-2001
History Note: 2002; use LAURACEAE 1998-2001
DeCS ID: 35868
Unique ID: D027421
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: 2017/07/07
Persea - Preferred
Concept UI M0380053
Scope note A plant genus in the LAURACEAE family. The tree, Persea americana Mill., is known for the Avocado fruit, the food of commerce.
Preferred term Persea
Entry term(s) Perseas
Persea americana - Narrower
Concept UI M0387763
Preferred term Persea americana
Entry term(s) Persea americanas
americana, Persea
Avocado - Narrower
Concept UI M0029331
Scope note A fruit of trees of the Persea genus. It is known for its oily content.
Preferred term Avocado
Entry term(s) Avocados



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