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Fabaceae

MeSH ID: D007887

DEFINITION: The large family of plants characterized by pods. Some are edible and some cause LATHYRISM or FAVISM and other forms of poisoning. Other species yield useful materials like gums from ACACIA and various LECTINS like PHYTOHEMAGGLUTININS from PHASEOLUS. Many of them harbor NITROGEN FIXATION bacteria on their roots.

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adverse effects [Q000009] ; anatomy & histology [Q000033] ; chemistry [Q000737] ; classification [Q000145] ; cytology [Q000166] ; drug effects [Q000187] ; economics [Q000191] ; embryology [Q000196] ; enzymology [Q000201] ; genetics [Q000235] ; growth & development [Q000254] ; history [Q000266] ; immunology [Q000276] ; metabolism [Q000378] ; microbiology [Q000382] ; parasitology [Q000469] ; physiology [Q000502] ; poisoning [Q000506] ; radiation effects [Q000528] ; standards [Q000592] ; supply & distribution [Q000600] ; toxicity [Q000633] ; ultrastructure [Q000648] ; virology [Q000821]

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