Definition of Haematoxylum
1. Noun. Small genus of tropical American spiny bushy shrubs or trees.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Caesalpinioideae, Subfamily Caesalpinioideae
Member holonyms: Bloodwood Tree, Campeachy, Haematoxylum Campechianum, Logwood, Logwood Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haematoxylum
Literary usage of Haematoxylum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Botanical Materia Medica: Consisting of the Generic and Specific by Jonathan Stokes (1812)
"I. haematoxylum campechianum. L. sp. 549. ... haematoxylum. Browne 221. Cultivated in Jamaica. .. • .'*.''. ... haematoxylum. The wood. Pharm. land. ..."
2. Lectures, chiefly clinical by Thomas King Chambers (1865)
"The best remedies are sulphate of copper, haematoxylum, and opium. ... The haematoxylum may be given as an extract in dose from four grains up to any amount ..."
3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1891)
"In my experience astringents such as haematoxylum or catechu are useless in the acute stage, and opium in some form essential in anything like a severe case ..."