"Toxicodendron" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genus (formerly part of Rhus genus) of shrubs, vines, or trees that yields a highly allergenic oleoresin which causes a severe contact dermatitis (DERMATITIS, TOXICODENDRON). The most toxic species are Toxicodendron vernix (poison sumac), T. diversilobum (poison oak), and T. radicans (poison ivy). T. vernicifera yields a useful varnish from which certain enzymes (laccases) are obtained.
- Poison Oak
- Oaks, Poison
- Poison Oaks
- Oak, Poison
- Poison Ivy
- Ivies, Poison
- Poison Ivies
- Ivy, Poison
- Poison Sumac
- Poison Sumacs
- Sumacs, Poison
- Sumac, Poison
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