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Descriptor English:   Plants 
Descriptor Spanish:   Plantas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Plantas 
Synonyms English:   Plant  
Tree Number:   B01.650
Definition English:   Multicellular, eukaryotic life forms of kingdom Plantae (sensu lato), comprising the VIRIDIPLANTAE; RHODOPHYTA; and GLAUCOPHYTA; all of which acquired chloroplasts by direct endosymbiosis of CYANOBACTERIA. They are characterized by a mainly photosynthetic mode of nutrition; essentially unlimited growth at localized regions of cell divisions (MERISTEMS); cellulose within cells providing rigidity; the absence of organs of locomotion; absence of nervous and sensory systems; and an alternation of haploid and diploid generations. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general only: prefer specific groups or specific plants; / anat: consider also PLANT COMPONENTS; / embryol: consider also SEEDS; plants used in therapy = PHYTOTHERAPY
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Plants/cytology use Plant Cells
Plants/growth & development use Plant Development
Plants/physiology use Plant Physiological Phenomena
See Related English:   Ethnobotany
Plant Proteins
History Note English:   PYRETHRUM was heading 1963-85 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry CL classification
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GE genetics
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
TO toxicity UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   11376 
Unique Identifier:   D010944 

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