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Laminaria MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Laminaria
Tree Number(s)
B01.750.600.425.500
Unique ID
D007795
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007795
Annotation
for dried Laminaria for cervical dilation & "laminaria tent" (note X ref and read MeSH definition), use no qualifers
Scope Note
A genus of BROWN ALGAE in the family Laminariaceae. Dried pencil-like pieces may be inserted in the cervix where they swell as they absorb moisture, serving as osmotic dilators.
Entry Term(s)
Kombu
Laminaria Tents
Laminaria japonica
Registry Number
txid33637
Related Numbers
txid88149
Previous Indexing
Seaweed (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SEAWEED 1980-90
History Note
91(80); was see under SEAWEED 1980-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/12/21
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Laminaria Preferred
Laminaria japonica Narrower
Laminaria Tents Related
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