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Descriptor English: Plant Nectar
Descriptor Spanish: Néctar de las Plantas
Descriptor Portuguese: Néctar de Plantas
Descriptor French: Nectar des plantes
Entry term(s): Nectar
Nectar, Plant
Nectars
Nectars, Plant
Plant Nectars
Tree number(s): D20.215.780
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057048
Scope note: Sugar-rich liquid produced in plant glands called nectaries. It is either produced in flowers or other plant structures, providing a source of attraction for pollinating insects and animals, as well as being a nutrient source to animal mutualists which provide protection of plants against herbivores.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Flowers (2000-2009)
Plant Proteins (1999-2009)
Public MeSH Note: 2010
History Note: 2010
Related: Flowers MeSH
Honey MeSH
Pollination MeSH
DeCS ID: 53664
Unique ID: D057048
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2010/01/01
Date of Entry: 2009/07/06
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Plant Nectar - Preferred
Concept UI M0533989
Scope note Sugar-rich liquid produced in plant glands called nectaries. It is either produced in flowers or other plant structures, providing a source of attraction for pollinating insects and animals, as well as being a nutrient source to animal mutualists which provide protection of plants against herbivores.
Preferred term Plant Nectar
Entry term(s) Nectar
Nectar, Plant
Nectars
Nectars, Plant
Plant Nectars



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