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Descriptor English: Citrullus colocynthis
Descriptor Spanish: Citrullus colocynthis
Descriptor Portuguese: Citrullus colocynthis
Descriptor French: Citrullus colocynthis
Entry term(s): Bitter Apple
Bitter Cucumber
Bitter-Apple
Bitter-Apples
Bitter-Cucumber
Bitter-Cucumbers
Colocynth
Colocynths
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.300.140.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065986
Scope note: A plant species of the family CUCURBITACEAE distributed tropically and subtropically mainly in North Africa and Asia. It is a medicinal plant of TRADITIONAL MEDICINE and well known in ancient medicine as the wild gourd.
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: Citrullus (2002-2014)
Public MeSH Note: 2015
History Note: 2015
Related: Colocynthis DeCS
DeCS ID: 55547
Unique ID: D065986
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Date Established: 2015/01/01
Date of Entry: 2014/06/26
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Citrullus colocynthis - Preferred
Concept UI M0592143
Scope note A plant species of the family CUCURBITACEAE distributed tropically and subtropically mainly in North Africa and Asia. It is a medicinal plant of TRADITIONAL MEDICINE and well known in ancient medicine as the wild gourd.
Preferred term Citrullus colocynthis
Entry term(s) Bitter Apple
Bitter Cucumber
Bitter-Apple
Bitter-Apples
Bitter-Cucumber
Bitter-Cucumbers
Colocynth
Colocynths



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