Definition of Senega root

1. Noun. Eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and medicinal roots.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Senega Root

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senecioic acid
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senega root (current term)
senega snakeroot
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senescent cell antigen
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Literary usage of Senega root

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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1892)
"In closing this report of the above examination of the senega root, ... in which he gave a history of the origin of a false senega root which ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1889)
"senega root—Examination of Different Commercial Samples. ... The constituents of senega root so far determined are: (i) fixed oil and resin; (2) traces of ..."

3. Practical therapeutics by Edward John Waring (1874)
"Of the Infusion (senega root oz. {, Boiling Water fl. oz. x), fl. oz. j-ij. Of the Tincture (senega root oz. ijj, Proof Spirit Oj), fl. drm. ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1890)
"Karl Mohr, referring to the opinion expressed by L. Reuter in connection with his paper on the examination of senega root (see Proceedings 1889, 477), ..."

5. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"senega root owes its properties essentially to the presence of a peculiar principle which ... senega root also contains a little volatile oil, resin, sugar, ..."

6. A Manual of organic materia medica: Being a Guide to Materia Medica of the by John Michael Maisch (1892)
"Substitution.—White or false senega. Collected west of the Mississippi River from Polyg'ala alba, Nuttall. The FIG. 21. False senega root, magnified 10 ..."

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