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(Plants) any plant of the solanaceous genus Hyoscyamus, of Europe, Asia, and N Africa, including henbane
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek huoskuamos, from hus pig + kuamos bean; the plant was thought to be poisonous to pigs]
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Noun1.hyoscyamus - genus of poisonous herbs: henbaneHyoscyamus - genus of poisonous herbs: henbane  
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
black henbane, henbane, Hyoscyamus niger, stinking nightshade - poisonous fetid Old World herb having sticky hairy leaves and yellow-brown flowers; yields hyoscyamine and scopolamine
Egyptian henbane, Hyoscyamus muticus - poisonous herb whose leaves are a source of hyoscyamine
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prostrata partially eliminated the deleterious water stress effects on chlorophyll content as also shown in previous studies done on Hyoscyamus niger (41), Pisum sativum (42) and Catharanthus roseus (43).
Gastrointestinal, selective airways and urinary bladder relaxant effects of Hyoscyamus niger are mediated through dual blockade of muscarinic receptors and Ca++ channels.
In conclusion, the results of this experiment has established some effective methods for improving germination techniques for Hyoscyamus albus L.
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Floral organogenesis and development of two taxa in the tribe Hyoscyameae (Solanaceae) Przewalskia tangutica and Hyoscyamus niger.
Mnesides (10) thought that opium was best stored when the seed of hyoscyamus was added (HN 6.
Amino acid sequences of ferredoxins from Atropa belladonna and Hyoscyamus niger: Their similarities to those in other tropane-alkaloid-containing plants.
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