Atropa


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Noun1.Atropa - belladonnaAtropa - belladonna        
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
Atropa belladonna, belladonna, belladonna plant, deadly nightshade - perennial Eurasian herb with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries; extensively grown in United States; roots and leaves yield atropine
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What is the more familiar name for the wild plant Atropa Belladonna?
Roedd Atropa bella-donna yno hefyd: codwarth ydi'r enw Cymraeg a Deadly Nightshade yn Saesneg, ac mae hwn wedi'i ei ddefnyddio i wenwyno pobl dros y canrifoedd.
60,61) Some herbs such as Arnica, Atropa belladonna, Aconitum, and Digitalis spp contain poisonous ingredients and should not be administered by unqualified people.
The treatment for hair, cheeks, lips, and eyes were no less macabre; for example, ladies used eye drops from the poisonous foliage atropa belladonna to dilate their pupils.
Pre-clinic toxicological study of a phytotherapic containing Gentiana lutea, Rheum palmatum, Aloe ferox, Cynara scolymus, Atropa belladona, Peumus boldus e Baccharis trimera in New Zealand rabbits.
Asi mismo, con los de Zarate et al, (1997) durante sus experiencias en la regeneracion de Echinospartum algibicum, estos mismo autores tambien obtuvieron resultados de enraizamiento en medios con BAP en sus trabajos de induccion de brotes multiples con Atropa baetica atribuyendo un efecto residual del BAP en el desarrollo de los explantes.
Some, such as the common foxglove, may seem innocuous while others, like Atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade), always come with Deadly nightshade a skull and crossbone warning.
A Fedora B Topi C Mortarboard D Fez QUESTION 4 - for 4 points: What is the common name for the plant atropa belladonna?
Atropine is the tropane alkaloid isolated from the deadly night shade plant Atropa belladonna, and strychnine is derived from the seeds of the Strychnos nux-vomica tree.
Su composicion es Mercurius solubilis Hahnemanni D10 consistente en mercurio amidonitrato, Heparsulfuris D8, Lachesis D12, Phytolacca americana D4, Ailanthus altissima D3, Echinacea angustifolia D3 30 mg, Atropa belladonna D4.
Researchers from the Federal University of Parana in Brazil describe the results of experimental studies aimed at verifying the effects of 200C homoeopathic potencies of Mercurius solubilis, Atropa Belladonna, Lachesis muta and Bryonia alba on the bone marrow cells and macrophages from mice.
The name Atropa is derived from that of the Greek goddess Atropos, one of the three Greek fates or destinies who would determine the course of a man's life by the weaving of threads that symbolized his birth, the events in his life and finally his death; with Atropos cutting these threads to mark the last of these.