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Areca MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Areca
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.093.088
Unique ID
D001114
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001114
Annotation
Betel may go here or under PIPER BETLE; 'catechu' may go here or under ACACIA CATECHU see ACACIA; check text
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family ARECACEAE. Members contain ARECOLINE and CATECHIN. The leaves and nuts have been used as masticatories, stimulants, and astringents in traditional medicine. The common name of betel is also used for PIPER BETLE. The common name of catechu is sometimes used for ACACIA CATECHU.
Entry Term(s)
Areca catechu
Betel Nut
Registry Number
txid115440
Related Numbers
txid184783
Public MeSH Note
91,63-85; was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
History Note
91(86)63; was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Areca Preferred
Areca catechu Narrower
Betel Nut Related
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