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Seeds MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Seeds
Tree Number(s)
A18.024.500.750
G07.203.300.775
J02.500.775
Unique ID
D012639
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012639
Annotation
IM GEN or unspecified; for seed of specific plants, coord IM with plant (IM), as sunflower seeds = SEEDS (IM) + HELIANTHUS (IM); coord probably IM in genetics & space physiol, NIM in pharmacognosy, with specific plant (IM or NIM)
Scope Note
The encapsulated embryos of flowering plants. They are used as is or for animal feed because of the high content of concentrated nutrients like starches, proteins, and fats. Rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower seed are also produced for the oils (fats) they yield.
Entry Term(s)
Embryos, Plant
Plant Embryos
Plant Zygotes
Zygotes, Plant
See Also
Nuts
Public MeSH Note
63; EMBRYO, PLANT was EMBRYOS, PLANT see SEEDS 1986-94
Online Note
use EMBRYO, PLANT to search EMBRYOS, PLANT 1986-94
History Note
63; EMBRYO, PLANT was EMBRYOS, PLANT see SEEDS 1986-94
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/10/14
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