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Anacardium MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Anacardium
Tree Number(s)
B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.044.277
Unique ID
D031021
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031021
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family ANACARDIACEAE. This is the source of the familiar cashew nuts, which are heat treated to remove the irritant toxin. Cashew nut shell liquid (frequently abbreviated as CNSL) is a major source of alkenyl phenolic compounds, especially ANACARDIC ACIDS, cardol, and cardanol.
Entry Term(s)
Anacardium occidentale
Cashew
Registry Number
txid171928
Related Numbers
txid171929
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/02
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Anacardium Preferred
Anacardium occidentale Narrower
Cashew Related
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