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ethnobotany
Subject Category
B Rural and Agricultural Sociology
F Plant Science and Plant Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ethnomedicine and ethnopharmacology, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of plants and plant extracts and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10107.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10107
Broader Term
botany
ethnobiology
Narrower Term
archaeobotany
Related Term
antipyretics
archaeology
common names
foodways
indigenous knowledge
medical botany
medicinal plants
pharmacognosy
phytopharmaceuticals
phytotherapy
rural society
stimulant plants
Spanish
etnobotánica
Term Number
10107