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Descriptor English: Rhizome
Descriptor Spanish: Rizoma
Descriptor Portuguese: Rizoma
Descriptor French: Rhizome
Entry term(s): Rhizomes
Tree number(s): A18.024.937.750
A18.400.750
VS2.001.001.001.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D027343
Scope note: Root-like underground horizontal stem of plants that produces shoots above and roots below. Distinguished from true roots which don't have buds and nodes. Similar to true roots in being underground and thickened by storage deposits.
Annotation: coord with specific Plant
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
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
DeCS ID: 35996
Unique ID: D027343
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Rhizome - Preferred
Concept UI M0379955
Scope note Root-like underground horizontal stem of plants that produces shoots above and roots below. Distinguished from true roots which don't have buds and nodes. Similar to true roots in being underground and thickened by storage deposits.
Preferred term Rhizome
Entry term(s) Rhizomes



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