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Plantago MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Plantago
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.583.700.700
Unique ID
D010943
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010943
Annotation
note entry term PLANTAIN: for the banana-like fruit or green plantain flour use MUSA
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family Plantaginaceae. The small plants usually have a dense tuft of basal leaves and long, leafless stalks bearing a terminal spike of small flowers. The seeds, known as PSYLLIUM, swell in water and are used as laxatives. The leaves have been used medicinally.
Entry Term(s)
English Plantain
Narrow-Leaved Plantain
Plantago arenaria
Plantago indica
Plantago lanceolata
Plantago ovata
Plantago psyllium
Plantain
Registry Number
txid26867
Related Numbers
txid185002
txid197794
txid39414
Previous Indexing
Psyllium (1966-1977)
See Also
Psyllium
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1978-90; was see PSYLLIUM 1963-77 (Cat B & D heading)
Online Note
search PSYLLIUM 1966-77 (as Cat B & D heading)
History Note
91(78); was see under PLANTS, MEDICINAL 1978-90; was see PSYLLIUM 1963-77 (Cat B & D heading)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/03/29
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Plantago Preferred
Plantago indica Narrower
Plantago ovata Broader
Plantago lanceolata Narrower
Plantago psyllium Broader
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