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Descriptor English: Plant Tubers
Descriptor Spanish: Tubérculos de la Planta
Descriptor Portuguese: Tubérculos
Descriptor French: Tubercules
Entry term(s): Plant Tuber
Tuber, Plant
Tubers, Plant
Tree number(s): A18.400.625
VS2.001.001.001.009
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D035281
Scope note: An enlarged underground root or stem of some plants. It is usually rich in carbohydrates. Some, such as POTATOES, are important human FOOD. They may reproduce vegetatively from buds.
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
Previous Indexing: Plant Roots (1995-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 37254
Unique ID: D035281
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Plant Tubers - Preferred
Concept UI M0407190
Scope note An enlarged underground root or stem of some plants. It is usually rich in carbohydrates. Some, such as POTATOES, are important human FOOD. They may reproduce vegetatively from buds.
Preferred term Plant Tubers
Entry term(s) Plant Tuber
Tuber, Plant
Tubers, Plant



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