Apocynum cannabinum

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Noun1.Apocynum cannabinum - Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by Native AmericansApocynum cannabinum - Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by Native Americans; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints
dogbane - any of several poisonous perennial plants of the genus Apocynum having acrid milky juice and bell-shaped white or pink flowers and a very bitter root
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CASE FACTS: Amy Root, an insulin-dependent diabetic, who was thirty-one weeks pregnant, arrived at the emergency room at Liberty Hospital on November 30, 1996, seeking treatment for nausea, dehydration, and vomiting.