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Descriptor English: Prunus africana
Descriptor Spanish: Prunus africana
Descriptor Portuguese: Prunus africana
Descriptor French: Prunus africana
Entry term(s): African Prune
African Prunes
Prune, African
Prunes, African
Pygeum africanum
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.937.500.625.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000068218
Scope note: A plant species in the family ROSACEAE. The bark extract known as pygeum is an ingredient in FOLK REMEDIES.
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: 2016 (2002); see PYGEUM 2002-2015; for PYGEUM AFRICANUM see PYGEUM 2002-2015; for AFRICAN PRUNE see PYGEUM 2002-2015
History Note: 2016 (2002)
DeCS ID: 55826
Unique ID: D000068218
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Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Prunus africana - Preferred
Concept UI M0399293
Scope note A plant species in the family ROSACEAE. The bark extract known as pygeum is an ingredient in FOLK REMEDIES.
Preferred term Prunus africana
Entry term(s) African Prune
African Prunes
Prune, African
Prunes, African
Pygeum africanum



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