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phytopharmaceuticals
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
Any non-mineral, non-vitaminic, bioactive plant constituent that researchers regard as possibly useful in health promotion or in the prevention or treatment of disease.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17267.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17267
Broader Term
phytochemicals
Narrower Term
phytosterols
Related Term
drug crops
ethnobotany
medical botany
medicinal plants
medicinal properties
pharmacognosy
Spanish
fitofármacos
Term Number
17267