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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Richardsonia scabra (0.01153 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: Richardsonia scabra Ipecacuanha \Ip`e*cac`u*an"ha\ ([i^]p`[-e]*k[a^]k`[-u]*[a^]n"[.a]), n. [Pg. ipecacuanha (cf. Sp. ipecacuana); fr. Braz. ipe-kaa-guena, prop., a creeping plant that causes vomiting.] (Med. & Bot.) The root of a Brazilian rubiaceous herb (Cepha["e]lis Ipecacuanha ), largely employed as an emetic; also, the plant itself; also, a medicinal extract of the root. Many other plants are used as a substitutes; among them are the black or Peruvian ipecac (Psychotria emetica), the white ipecac (Ionidium Ipecacuanha), the bastard or wild ipecac (Asclepias Curassavica), and the undulated ipecac (Richardsonia scabra). [1913 Webster] Coca \Co"ca\, n. [Sp., fr. native name.] The dried leaf of a South American shrub (Erythroxylon Coca ). In med., called Erythroxylon. [1913 Webster] Note: Coca leaves resemble tea leaves in size, shape, and odor, and are chewed (with an alkali) by natives of Peru and Bolivia to impart vigor in prolonged exertion, or to sustain strength in absence of food. [1913 Webster] Mexican coca, an American herb (Richardsonia scabra), yielding a nutritious fodder. Its roots are used as a substitute for ipecacuanha. [1913 Webster]

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