American ipecac


American ipecac
a plant, Gillenia stipulata, of the rose family, of the eastern coast of the U.S., having white flowers on long stalks.

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  • American ipecac — skėtrioji karpažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Karpažolinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Euphorbia ipecacuanhae), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Euphorbia ipecacuanhae angl. American ipecac; Carolina ipecac; ipecac spurge;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • American ipecac — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • American-ipecac — paprastoji draika statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Gillenia stipulata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Gillenia stipulata angl. American ipecac; Indian physic šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • american ipecac — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : indian physic 1 * * * a plant, Gillenia stipulata, of the rose family, of the eastern coast of the U.S., having white flowers on long stalks …   Useful english dictionary

  • ipecac spurge — skėtrioji karpažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Karpažolinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Euphorbia ipecacuanhae), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Euphorbia ipecacuanhae angl. American ipecac; Carolina ipecac; ipecac spurge;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • ipecac — ☆ ipecac [ip΄i ka΄ko͞o an′yəip′i kak΄ ] n. [contr. < Port ipecacuanha < Tupí ipe kaa guéne, small emetic plant] 1. the dried root of a tropical South American plant (Cephaëlis ipecacuanha) of the madder family, that yields emetine and other …   English World dictionary

  • Ipecac — A naturally occurring substance with multiple properties including the ability to cause vomiting (emesis). Ipecac is derived from dried roots of a bush called Uragoga ipecacuanha that is native to Brazil. In the past, a sizable proportion of… …   Medical dictionary

  • ipecac — n. type of South American plant; root of the ipecac plant; emetic drug made from the ipecac root …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ipecac — also ipecacuanha noun Etymology: Portuguese ipecacuanha, from Tupi ɨpekakwánʸa, from ɨpéka duck + akwánʸa penis Date: 1682 1. the dried rhizome and roots of either of two tropical American plants (Cephaelis acuminata and C. ipecacuanha) of the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • american white ipecac — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : ipecac spurge …   Useful english dictionary


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