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Caesalpinia

MeSH ID: D029911

DEFINITION: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. The common name of "Bird-Of-Paradise" is also used for other plants such as Heliconia (HELICONIACEAE) and Strelitzia (STRELITZIACEAE) and some birds. The common name of "Cat's-Claw" is more often used with UNCARIA. The common name of "Pernambuco" also refers to a state in Brazil. Furanoditerpenoid lactones and caesalpin are produced by members of this genus.

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

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