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Garlic (Code C38706)

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Preferred Name: Garlic

Definition: A bulbous herb isolated from the plant Allium sativum with potential antineoplastic activity. Garlic contains a number of different organosulfur compounds, some of which have displayed antineoplastic activity. (NCI04)

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A European plant that has a bulb used to flavor food. It has also been used in some cultures to treat certain medical conditions including high cholesterol, high blood pressure, infections, and cancer. The scientific name is Allium sativum.

Label: Garlic

NCI Thesaurus Code: C38706 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0993630  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Allium Sativum
Allium sativum

External Source Codes: 
FDA UNII Code V1V998DC17
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 357490
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 357490 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0993630

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C38706
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name Garlic
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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