Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hirudo - type genus of the family HirudinidaeHirudo - type genus of the family Hirudinidae
worm genus - a genus of worms
family Hirudinidae, Hirudinidae - a family of Hirudinea
Hirudo medicinalis, medicinal leech - large European freshwater leech formerly used for bloodletting
References in periodicals archive ?
Only one, Hirudo medicinalis, has been (and still is) in medical use.
It is a product consisting of eight ingredients including Radix Ginseng Rubra , Herba Epimedii Brevicornus , Fructus Psoraleae , Fructus Lycii , Herba Ephedrae Sinicae , Asarum Heterotropoides , Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae , and Hirudo .
Serotonin modulates muscle function in the medicinal leech Hirudo verbana.
But by collecting them, workers caused the number of our only bloodsucking leeches, Hirudo medicinalis, to plunge by 1900.
The multifunctional role of fibroblasts during wound healing in Hirudo medicinalis (Annelida, Hirudinea)," Biology of the Cell, vol.
The effects of feeding regime on the growth and reproduction of the medicinal leech Hirudo medicinalis.
206 mg/kg) collected from uncontaminated source of stream and Kopruoren Village (contaminated) and in Hirudo sp.
Por ejemplo, la hirudina es un polipeptido de 7 kDa aislado de la sanguijuela Hirudo medicinalis, capaz de inhibir especificamente trombina con un valor de [K.
Hirudo medicinalis is an aquatic leech classified in phylum Annelida of helminth class which is a blood- sucking endoparasite that can be seen in cylindrical or leaf like forms.
Prolonged bleeding from the bite of the Asian medicinal leech Hirudo nipponia.
The second contained juice obtained from macerated flowers of Pentapetes phoenicea combined with oil obtained from the leech, Hirudo medicinalis for treatment of sexual disorders (see Serial No.