Definition of Conessi

1. Noun. Tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea.




Medical Definition of Conessi

1. The bark of Holarrhena antidysenterica (family Apocynaceae), an Indian tree; used as an astringent and in the treatment of dysentery and amoebiasis. Synonym: kurchi bark. Origin: E. Ind. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conessi

coneine
coneless
conelike
conelrad
conelrads
conenose
conenose bug
conenoses
conepate
conepates
conepatl
conepatls
conepiece
conepieces
cones
conessi (current term)
conessines
conexus
conexus intertendineus
coney
coneys
conf
conf.
confab
confabbed
confabbing
confabs
confabular
confabulate

Literary usage of Conessi

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1. Materia Indica, Or, Some Account of Those Articles which are Employed by the by Whitelaw Ainslie (1826)
"The bark of the oval-leaved rosebay having lately been admitted into the British Materia Medica, under the name of conessi bark, I have been induced to give ..."

2. Flora Indica, Or, Descriptions of Indian Plants by William Roxburgh (1832)
"... the tree which yields the conessi bark of our Materia Medica, ... and sold for conessi bark to which I attribute the disrepute that has fallen upon ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1813)
"... the one may be mistaken for the other ; and it is probable the bark of this new Nerium may have been gathered and sold for conessi bark, to which may be ..."

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