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Toxicodendron MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Toxicodendron
Tree Number(s)
B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.044.744
Unique ID
D012251
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012251
Annotation
DERMATITIS, TOXICODENDRON is available
Scope Note
A genus (formerly part of Rhus genus) of shrubs, vines, or trees that yields a highly allergenic oleoresin which causes a severe contact dermatitis (DERMATITIS, TOXICODENDRON). The most toxic species are Toxicodendron vernix (poison sumac), T. diversilobum (poison oak), and T. radicans (poison ivy). T. vernicifera yields a useful varnish from which certain enzymes (laccases) are obtained.
Entry Term(s)
Ivy, Poison
Oak, Poison
Poison Ivy
Poison Oak
Poison Sumac
Rhus toxicodendron
Sumac, Poison
Registry Number
txid43852
Related Numbers
txid289774
txid690247
NLM Classification #
QV 762
See Also
Dermatitis, Toxicodendron
Public MeSH Note
93; was RHUS 1963-92; TOXICODENDRON was see RHUS 1966-92
Online Note
use TOXICODENDRON to search RHUS 1966-92
History Note
93; was RHUS 1963-92; TOXICODENDRON was see RHUS 1986-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Toxicodendron Preferred
Poison Sumac Narrower
Poison Ivy Narrower
Poison Oak Narrower
Rhus toxicodendron Narrower
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