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"Seeds" 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.

The encapsulated embryos of flowering plants. They are used as is or for animal feed because of the high content of concentrated nutrients like starches, proteins, and fats. Rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower seed are also produced for the oils (fats) they yield.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Seeds" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Seeds" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 80 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2012 and 2016
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