Hydnocarpus


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Noun1.Hydnocarpus - medium to large Indonesian and Malaysian trees
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Flacourtiaceae, flacourtia family, Flacourtiaceae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs
chaulmoogra, chaulmoogra tree, chaulmugra, Hydnocarpus kurzii, Taraktagenos kurzii, Taraktogenos kurzii - East Indian tree with oily seeds yield chaulmoogra oil used to treat leprosy
Hydnocarpus laurifolia, Hydnocarpus wightiana - leathery-leaved tree of western India bearing round fruits with brown densely hairy rind enclosing oily pulp that yields hydnocarpus oil
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A comparison of sulphone and hydnocarpus therapy of leprosy.
kheda 'enclosure for catching elephants', or chaulmoogra 'East-Indian tree, Taractogenos or Hydnocarpus, the oil of which is used for treating leprosy and skin diseases'.
Hydnocarpus kurzii was used by the practitioner for treatment of leg infections; the plant is reportedly used by the Manipuri tribe of Sylhet, Bangladesh to treat leprosy (Rana et al.
Cytotoxic mycoepoxydiene derivatives from an endophytic fungus Phomopsis sp isolated from Hydnocarpus anthelminthicus.