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Capsicum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Capsicum
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.908.500.145
Unique ID
D002212
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002212
Annotation
BLACK PEPPER and WHITE PEPPER see PIPER NIGRUM are also available
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE. The hot peppers yield CAPSAICIN, which activates VANILLOID RECEPTORS. Several varieties have sweet or pungent edible fruits that are used as vegetables when fresh and spices when the pods are dried.
Entry Term(s)
Bell Pepper
Capsicum annuum
Cayenne
Cayenne Pepper
Chile Pepper
Chili Pepper
Chilli Pepper
Green Pepper
Hot Pepper
Jalapeno Pepper
Paprika
Pimiento
Red Pepper
Sweet Pepper
Registry Number
txid4071
Related Numbers
txid4072
Public MeSH Note
91,63-85; was see under PLANTS, EDIBLE 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
History Note
91(86)63; was see under PLANTS, EDIBLE 1986-90; was heading 1963-85
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Capsicum Preferred
Bell Pepper Related
Cayenne Pepper Narrower
Paprika Narrower
Hot Pepper Narrower
Jalapeno Pepper Narrower
Pimiento Narrower
Capsicum annuum Narrower
Chilli Pepper Related
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