Definition of Cimicifuga

1. Noun. Small genus of perennial herbs of north temperate regions: bugbane.

Exact synonyms: Genus Cimicifuga
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Buttercup Family, Crowfoot Family, Family Ranunculaceae, Ranunculaceae
Member holonyms: Bugbane



Definition of Cimicifuga

1. Noun. Any member of the genus ''Cimicifuga'' of flowering plants: bugbane or cohosh. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cimicifuga

cimbaloms
cimbalon
cimbalons
cimbia
cimbias
cimelia
cimeliarch
cimeliarchs
cimeter
cimeters
cimetidine
cimetidines
cimex
cimices
cimicifuga (current term)
cimicifugas
cimicosis
cimier
cimiers
ciminite
ciminites
cimmerianism
cimmerianisms
cimmerianize
cimmerianized
cimmerianizes
cimmerianizing
cimolite
cimolites

Literary usage of Cimicifuga

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical (1840)
"Observations on the Employment of cimicifuga in the Treatment of Chorea. ... MD TUB cimicifuga* is well known in many parts of this country under the common ..."

2. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1870)
"ON cimicifuga RACEMOSA. By Dr. H. WARNER BUBB, Cambridge. ... cimicifuga, or Actea racemosa, has been employed by the Indians, long before the settlement of ..."

3. A Text-book of practical therapeutics: With Reference to the Application of by Hobart Amory Hare (1904)
"It is official in the BP as cimicifuga' Rhizoma. Physiological Action.—In large doses cimicifuga paralyzes the sensory side of the spinal cord of the lower ..."

4. The Microanalysis of Powdered Vegetable Drugs by Albert Schneider (1921)
"cimicifuga. US Fl. ex. 60. Tinct. 60. Black snakeroot, Black cohosh, ... Racine d'acte'ea grappes, Fr. The rhizomes and roots of cimicifuga racemosa Nutt. ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on Materia Medica and Therapeutics by Roberts Bartholow (1884)
"In its action, although feeble, cimicifuga lies M»«' digitalis and ergot. Its physiological effects are increased by cali digitalis, ergot, belladonna, etc. ..."

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