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Rheum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rheum
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.825.700
Unique ID
D012250
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012250
Annotation
note entry term RHEUM RHAPONTICUM: RHAPONTICUM see LEUZEA is also available
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family POLYGONACEAE. Members contain chrysophanic acid, rhein, EMODIN, and other ANTHRAQUINONES. The roots were formerly used as PURGATIVES.
Entry Term(s)
Chinese Rhubarb
Da Huang
Rheum officinale
Rheum rhaponticum
Rheum tanguticum
Rhubarb
Registry Number
txid3620
Related Numbers
txid137220
txid137226
txid3621
txid46087
Public MeSH Note
2004; see RHUBARB 1991-2003, see PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1978-1990, see RHUBARB 1963-1977
History Note
2004(1963)
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Rheum Preferred
Rheum tanguticum Narrower
Rheum officinale Narrower
Rhubarb Related
Rheum rhaponticum Narrower
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