"Catharanthus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A plant genus of the family Apocynaceae. It is the source of VINCA ALKALOIDS, used in leukemia chemotherapy.
- Catharanthus roseus
- Periwinkle, Madagascar
- Madagascar Periwinkle
- Vinca rosea
- Vinca roseas
- rosea, Vinca
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