|Flaxseed (Code C26650)|
|Terms & Properties|
Preferred Name: Flaxseed
Definition: Seed isolated from one of several species of the plant genus Linum. Flaxseed-derived foods, lignans, and essential fatty acids such as alpha-linolenic acid, possess anti-inflammatory, lipid-lowering, antioxidant, and antineoplastic properties.
NCI-GLOSS Definition: The seed of the flax plant. It is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acid, fiber, and a compound called lignin. It is being studied in the prevention of several types of cancer.
Display Name: Flaxseed
NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0995001 (see NCI Metathesaurus info)
Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
External Source Codes:
|FDA UNII Code||4110YT348C|
|PDQ Closed Trial Search ID||258213|
|PDQ Open Trial Search ID||258213 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)|
|Name||Value (qualifiers indented underneath)|
Additional Concept Data:
|Defined Fully by Roles: No|