Monesia

Mo`ne´sia


n.1.(Pharm.) The bark, or a vegetable extract brought in solid cakes from South America and believed to be derived from the bark, of the tree Chrysophyllum glycyphlœum. It is used as an alterative and astringent.
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In Britain sheep act as the final host for only one tapeworm, which is called Monesia expanza.
Monesia Taylor Brown Directed the State of Florida's Labor Agency
11 /PRNewswire/ -- Akerman Senterfitt today announced that Monesia Taylor Brown has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Government Affairs and Public Policy Group, residing in the firm's Tallahassee, Florida office.
Peter Antonacci of Tallahassee, with Gray Robinson, succeeding Monesia Brown, appointed for a term beginning February 5, 2008, and ending July 1, 2011.
In fact, all but MONESIA, a preparation extracted from the bark of a South American tree, and HIATION, a gaping, are well enough known to be allowed in international Scrabble competition [Never Odd or Even (1997), O.
There is a tremendous business advantage to hiring and retaining a worker who has the right set of skills needed to do the job," said Monesia T.