Allium cepa


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Noun1.Allium cepa - bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulbAllium cepa - bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
alliaceous plant - bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor
onion - the bulb of an onion plant
Allium ascalonicum, Allium cepa aggregatum, eschalot, multiplier onion, shallot - type of onion plant producing small clustered mild-flavored bulbs used as seasoning
Allium cepa viviparum, Egyptian onion, top onion, tree onion - type of perennial onion grown chiefly as a curiosity or for early salad onions; having bulbils that replace the flowers
Allium fistulosum, Japanese leek, Welsh onion - Asiatic onion with slender bulbs; used as early green onions
Allium haematochiton, red-skinned onion - onion with white to deep red tunic; California
isothiocyanate - a family of compounds derived from horseradish and radishes and onions and mustards; source of the hotness of those plants and preparations
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2015), who, through the Allium cepa system, analyzed, respectively, the cytotoxic potential of the aqueous and hydroalcoholic extract of the the bark of this legume, and demonstrated a significant antiproliferative effect in the cells of the test system used.
In Hungarian ethnomedicine, Allium cepa is used for diseases of the digestive tract, diseases of the urogenital system, infectious diseases, and respiratory tract infections (Peter, 1993).
Regeneration of shoots from cell suspension derived protoplasts of Allium cepa.
Talati S and P Shah Nutritional Studies On Fresh and Dehydrated Onion ( Allium Cepa Linn).
These plants included Coriandrum sativum, Allium cepa, Allium sativum, Nigella sativa, Curcuma longa (various plants parts used as spices, leaves of Allium cepa also eaten as vegetable), Amaranthus tricolor, Colocasia esculenta, Typhonium giganteum, Basella rubra, Spinacia oleracea, Ipomoea aquatica, Cucurbita pepo, Lagenaria siceraria, Cicer arietinum, Corchorus capsularis, Centella asiatica (various plant parts eaten as vegetable), Brassica napus (leaves and stems eaten as vegetable, seed used to extract oil), Momordica charantia, Citrus grandis, Capsicum frutescens (fruits eaten), Cajanus cajan, Lathyrus sativus, and Vigna mungo (seeds boiled and eaten as lentil soup).
The present study deals with the physicochemical and residue analysis of the pesticide leachate and its effect on the growth of Allium cepa root.
Allium cepa - common cold with much sneezing, watering of the eyes and burning nasal discharge.
A person with symptoms of a cold with congestion, thick nasal discharge and a cough wouldn't benefit from Allium cepa but would require a different, more individualized remedy.
Cytogenetic effects of two food preservatives, sodium metabisulphite and sodium benzoate on the root tips of Allium cepa Linn.