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turpeth

(ˈtɜːpɪθ)
n
1. (Plants) a convolvulaceous plant, Operculina turpethum, of the East Indies, having roots with purgative properties
2. (Pharmacology) the root of this plant or the drug obtained from it
[C14: from Medieval Latin turbithum, ultimately from Arabic turbid]
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2003) encontraron que a una concentracion de 0,05% de semillas de Basella alba, Operculina turpethum y Calotropis gigantea retrasan el desarrollo y reducen la emergencia de adultos de S.
Tirukati: 13 species: Bacopa monnieri, Convolvulus pluricaulis, Centella asiatica, Asparagus racemosus, Valeriana wallichii, Rueraria tuberosa, Saussurea lappa, Embelia ribes, Tinospora cordifolia, Operculina turpethum, Pavonia odorata, Caryophyllus aromaticus, Foeniculum vulgare.