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Lathyrism MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lathyrism
Tree Number(s)
C25.723.756.558
Unique ID
D007842
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007842
Scope Note
A paralytic condition of the legs caused by ingestion of lathyrogens, especially BETA-AMINOPROPIONITRILE or beta-N-oxalyl amino-L-alanine, which are found in the seeds of plants of the genus LATHYRUS.
Entry Term(s)
Neurolathyrism
NLM Classification #
WA 700
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Lathyrism Preferred
Neurolathyrism Narrower
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