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Etiolation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Etiolation
Tree Number(s)
G07.345.625.124
G15.589.125
Unique ID
D064527
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D064527
Scope Note
Physical changes in the growth patterns of a plant brought on by sustained absence of light. These changes are characterized by lengthened internodes which produce long weak stems, fewer leaves, and pale yellow color (chlorosis). The physiological basis for etiolation is induction of the phytohormone, AUXIN.
Entry Term(s)
De-etiolation
Deetiolation
Public MeSH Note
2014
History Note
2014
Date Established
2014/01/01
Date of Entry
2013/07/08
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Etiolation Preferred
Deetiolation Narrower
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