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Definition of the noun bezoar

What does bezoar mean as a name of something?

  1. Bezoar is the vernacular name of the Capra aegagrus, a species of Capra.
  2. Bezoar is the vernacular name of the Capra hircus aegagrus, a subspecies of Capra hircus.

Alternative definition of the noun bezoar


  1. [chiefly British] A mass, usually of hair or undigested vegetable matter, found in an animal's intestines. A hairball.
  2. An enterolith.

Phrases with bezoar

  1. bezoar goat
  2. Phalium Bezoar

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Google previewThe Works (1859)

by Francis Bacon

1 Bezoar is a stone-like concretion found in the ...

Google previewThe Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England: Philosophical works, v. 2-3. 1887 (1887)

by Francis Bacon, William Rawley

Bezoar is a stone-like concretion found in the stomach of cllfferent animals, ancl particularly in that of a kind of goat in parts of Persia. It was supposed to be an antidote to almost all poisons, and its name is said to be a corruption of baal zoar, ...

Google previewPhilosophical works (1862)

by Francis Bacon, James Spedding, William Rawley

Cum de iis jam sermo sit quae in disetam transferri possint, aquse illse ardentiores, atque olea chymica (quae, ut ait quidam ex nugatoribus, sunt sub planeta Martis, et habent vim furiosam et destructi- 1 Bezoar is a stone-like concretion found ...

Google previewMemoirs of Literature (1722)

But, properly speaking, the Bezoar is a stony Substance taken from some Animal, formed of several Lays, and which has some Virtue against Venom. The Two principal Sorts are, as has been already said, the Oriental and the Occidental.

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary (1819)

Including, Under Distinct Heads, Every Branch of Medicine ... with Whatever Relates to Medicine in Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and Natural History by Bartholomew Parr

Fosstu: BEZOAR is a small hollow body from ltaly, found in sand and clay pits, ofa purple colour, with a rough surface, the size of a walnut, and light. When broke, it is found to consist of an irony crust, containing in its hollow a fine greenish ...

Google previewProceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge (1888)

A specimen in the British Museum, described and figured by Van Ryinsdyk* in 1791, is called Bezoar Germanorum, although it had been found in Jamaica.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Gerontological Nursing by Charlotte Eliopoulos, ISBN 9780781744287 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Bezoar: A bezoar is a mass found trapped in the gastrointestinal system (usually the stomach), though itcanoccurinother locations. A pseudobezoar is an indigestible object introduced intentionally into the digestive system. There are several ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1832)

Intended to Exhibi ... : in Two Volumes by Noah Webster

Bezoar is a calcarious concretion found in the stomach of certain ruminant animals, composed of concentric coats ...

Google previewGastrointestinal Disease (2002)

An Endoscopic Approach by Anthony J. DiMarino, Stanley B. Benjamin

The term bezoar refers to a tightly packed mass of undigested fruit or vegetable matter, hair, or other ingested materials that form in the gastrointestinal tract. Both human and animal bezoars have been known since antiquity. The first bezoars ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and Scientific ... (1859)

by John Ogilvie

Bezoar is a calcareous concretion found in the stomach of certain ruminant animals, composed of concentric coats ...

Google previewFamily Magazine (1835)

Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge

a welcome retreat and shelter from the burning rays of an almost vertical * Bezoar is a word of Persian derivation signifying a destroyer of poison. Ox- bezoar is a hard ball of hair. sun. Groves of Palm-trees, Cocoa-nut trees, the Tea- tree, and.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences (1882)

by Chapin Aaron Harris

Fossil bezoar. Bez'oar. From pa-zahar, Peisian, a destroyer of poison.

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science, Biography, Bibliography and Medical Terminology (1854)

by Chapin A. HARRIS

Lapis bezoardieus; an earthy ooncretion found in the stomach, intestines and bladder of animals. These bomars were formerly supposed to possess wonderful alexipharmic virtues. Bszosn BOVI'NUX. The bezoar of the ox. Bszoan Gsnms' rcun ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; or A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (1823)

Bezoar was not known to the ancient Greeks, and is first taken notree of by the Arabians (as above mentioned), who extol it in a great variety of disorders, particularly agairfst poisons. Later writers also bestow extraordinary commendations on ...

Google previewThe New London Medical and Surgical Dictionary, Etc (1826)

by J. S. Forsyth

The fossile bezoar. Bazn'rra comu'uza. See Cretan tinctorimn. Ba'zoau. (From pa- zahar, Persian, a destroyer of poison) . Lapie bezoardicus. Bezoard. A preternatural or morbid concretion formed in the bodies, principally the eyes of slugs, and ...

Google previewAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia (2006)

by Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.

BEZOAR 89 treatment of choice for anxiety and convulsive disorders and for sedation, because they cause less drowsiness and are less likely to be fatal if taken alone in an accidental overdose. Most benzodiazepines, often referred to as ...

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Scrabble value of B3E1Z10O1A1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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