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Descriptor English: Starch and Fecula
Descriptor Spanish: Almidones y Féculas
Descriptor almidón y fécula
Entry term(s) almidón de maíz
fécula de patata
goma de tapioca
Scope note: El almidón es el producto extraído de la porción aérea de plantas comestibles (semillas) etc. La fécula amilácea se extrae de las porciones subterráneas almidonosas de plantas comestibles (tubérculos, raíces y rizomas).
Descriptor Portuguese: Amidos e Féculas
Descriptor French: Amidon et Fécule
Entry term(s): Cassava Starch
Corn Starch
Potato Fecula
Tree number(s): VS2.001.001.002.009
Scope note: Starch is the product extracted from aerial parts of edible plants (seeds) etc. The amylaceous fecula is extracted from the starchy edible underground parts of plants (tubers, roots and rhizomes).
Related: Manihot MeSH
Marantaceae MeSH
Solanum tuberosum MeSH
Zea mays MeSH
DeCS ID: 51363
Unique ID: DDCS051363
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Starch and Fecula - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061567
Scope note Starch is the product extracted from aerial parts of edible plants (seeds) etc. The amylaceous fecula is extracted from the starchy edible underground parts of plants (tubers, roots and rhizomes).
Preferred term Starch and Fecula
Entry term(s) Cassava Starch
Corn Starch
Potato Fecula



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