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Definition of the noun dioscorea

What does dioscorea mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. yams

Phrases with Dioscorea

  1. Dioscorea Hui
  2. Dioscorea Bako
  3. Dioscorea Baya
  4. Dioscorea Gayi
  5. Dioscorea Huii
  6. Dioscorea Kaoi
  7. Dioscorea Kita
  8. Dioscorea Nako
  9. Dioscorea Nana
  10. Dioscorea Nuda
  11. dioscorea alata
  12. Dioscorea Amara
  13. Dioscorea Bonii
  14. Dioscorea Dawei
  15. Dioscorea Ekolo
  16. Dioscorea Engbo
  17. Dioscorea Firma
  18. Dioscorea Grata
  19. Dioscorea Hoffa
  20. Dioscorea Lisae

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Google previewNorth American Journal of Homoeopathy (1909)

1>1 OS CORE A Dioscorea is a specific for bilious colic, and is also employed in acute diseases where ...

Google previewThe North American Journal of Homeopathy (1909)

Dioscorea is a specific for bilious colic, and is also employed in ...

Google previewThe Gardeners' Monthly and Horticulturist (1878)

The Dioscorea is a very toothsome vegetable. Baked or boiled its flesh is white and very delicate...

But the Dioscorea is the more rapid grower, has larger leaves , and stretches out to greater length. Its foliage is larger and darker, and much of it ...

Google previewThe Eclectic Medical Journal (1896)

Dioscorea is an excellent remedy in chronic malarial troubles, when the above mentioned symptoms predominate. It may be used alone or in alternation or conjunction with arsenic, quinine, dux, or any other indicated remedy. It is also said to ...

Google previewA Text Book of Materia Medica, Pharmacology, and Special Therapeutics (1889)

With Many New Remedies, of Late Introduction ... by Isham Jabez Marshall Goss

Dioscorea is a twining vine, with a perennial root. The leaves are from two to four inches long, glabrous on the upper surface, with soft hairs on the under surface. The flowers are funnel-shaped, and of a pale, greenish-yellow color, flowering in ...

Google previewMedical Arena (1904)

"Dioscorea is a specific for bilious colic and we also employ it in acute diseases where abdominal pain and tenderness are prominent features. It is a valuable remedy in the early stage of puerperal peritonitis and especially valuable in the ...

Google previewWildflowers and Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont (2011)

A Naturalist's Guide to the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia by Timothy P. Spira

Taxonomy: Dioscorea is a large genus of about 600 ...

Google previewA Textbook of Materia Medica, Pharmacology, and Special Therapeutics, with Many New Remedies, of Late Introduction ... (1889)

by Isham Jabez Marshall Goss

Dioscorea is a twining vine, with a perennial root. The leaves are from two to four inches long, glabrous on the upper surface, with soft hairs on the under surface. The flowers are funnel-shaped, and of a pale, greenish-yellow color, flowering in ...

Google previewBotany (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Dioscorea is a genus of over 600 species of flowering plants in the family Dioscoreaceae, native throughout the tropical and warm temperate regions of the world. The vast majority of the species are tropical, with only a few species extending ...

Google previewThe New Materia Medica and Therapeutics (1877)

Designed as a Text Book for Students, and as a Ready Reference for the Practitioner : Written with Especial Reference to the More Direct Or Positive Action of Medicines, and the Introduction of New Ones by Isham Jabez Marshall Goss

Dioscorea is a twining vine, with a perennial root. The leaves are from two to four inches long, glabrous on the upper surface, with soft hairs on the under surface. The flowers are funnel-shaped, and of a pale, greenish-yellow color, flowering in ...

Google previewObjective Genetics, Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Forestry (2008)

by Vijay K. Khanna

Dioscorea is a climber 75. Ipomaea is also a climber 76. Lantana camara is an obnoxious weed 77. Sal borer or Hoplocerambyx is a useful insect found in forests 78. Pigs do not damage sal and teak species 79. Porcupines in forests destroy ...

Google previewDictionary of Eponyms (2013)

by Martin Manser

Dioscorea is the botanical name of the genus of plants in the yam family. This name was given by Linnaeus in honour of the Greek physician Dioscorides Pedanius (c. AD 40–c. 90). As a surgeon in the Roman army, Dioscorides ...

Google previewMonocots: Systematics and Evolution (2000)

Systematics and Evolution by Karen L Wilson, David A Morrison

Key words: Dioscorea, systematics, pollen morphology, leaf glands, forerunner tips, discoid glands, stem anatomy, crystal sheath, monocots Introduction Dioscorea is the largest genus in Dioscoreaceae, comprising about 650 species growing ...

Google previewSoup For The Qan (2013)

by Buell

Dioscorea is the genus of true yams, which are ...

Google previewKick Your Sugar Habit (2001)

by Dr.Sanjeev K Gupta

Dioscorea is a precursor of pregnenolone, which is a precursor of progesterone and of DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone), which itself is a “mother hormone” for the adrenal cortex. DHEA is being touted by researchers all over the world as ...

Google previewThe Ongoing Columbian Exchange: Stories of Biological and Economic Transfer in World History (2015)

Stories of Biological and Economic Transfer in World History by Christopher Martin Cumo

Origins Dioscorea is an ancient genus. By the end of the Cretaceous period ( 65 million years ago) Dioscorea was distributed worldwide. By the Miocene epoch (23 million years ago) the yams of Africa and Asia had split into separate ...

Google previewPulses, Sugar and Tuber Crops (2007)

by Chittaranjan Kole

Botanical Description Dioscorea is an economically important, annual or perennial tuber-bearing, dioecious, ...

Google previewWestern Druggist (1896)

Dioscorea is an excellent remedy in chronic malarial troubles, where the above mentioned symptoms predominate. It may be used alone or in alternation or conjunction with arsenic, quinine, nux, or any other indicated remedy. It is also said to ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

Dioscorea convolvulacea Cham. & Schlechtend. madre de maíz Diorcarea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax cluster yam, bitter yam igname sauvage inhame bravo ñame de tres hojas Dioscorea шиит (Lour.) Burk. Goa yam, Asiatic yam, lesser ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

Dioscorea.

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1900)

by John Henry Clarke

Dioscorea.

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