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(Plants) a member of a shrub genus including blueberries and cranberries
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Noun1.vaccinium - evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberriesVaccinium - evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberries; blueberries
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
cranberry - any of numerous shrubs of genus Vaccinium bearing cranberries
blueberry, blueberry bush - any of numerous shrubs of the genus Vaccinium bearing blueberries
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Anthocyanins, phenolics, and antioxidant capacity in diverse small fruits Vaccinium, Rubus and Ribes.
In 1912, Urann purchased a bog of Vaccinium macrocarpon bushes and began canning his own cranberry sauce.
In this way the body increases its distribution of oxygen to important tissues and organ systems, thus helping to boost metabolism), strawberry (promotes weight loss due to the presence of various nutrients, which help to stimulate metabolism and reduce appetite), and vaccinium macrocarpon (detoxifies and flushes toxins from the body and boosts the immune system).
Blueberries are part of the genus Vaccinium, along with cranberries and lingonberries.
4 Vaccinium myrtillus 113 1000 Vaccinium myrtillus, berries 1 21 Vaccinium sp.
in vitro activity of vaccinium macrocarpon (cranberry) on urinary tract pathogens in uncomplicated urinary tract infection.
The American cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon, is a true North American native that was unknown in Europe until the colonists learned of its virtues from Native Americans, The berries were a welcome fresh autumn fruit that could be dried for winter use.
Berries of bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus and crowberry, Empetrum nigrum and E.
Hypoglycemic activity of a novel anthocyanin-rich formulation from lowbush blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium Aiton," Phytomedicine, vol.