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aloe ver·a

 (vĕr′ə, vîr′ə)
n.
1. A species of aloe (Aloe vera) having fleshy serrated leaves and yellow flowers.
2. The mucilaginous juice or gel obtained from the leaves of this plant, widely used in topical preparations for its soothing effect on the skin. In both senses also called aloe.

[Latin aloē, aloe plant + vēra, feminine of vērus, true.]
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aloe vera

(ˈæləʊ ˈvɪərə)
n
1. (Plants) a juice obtained from the leaves of a liliaceous plant, Aloe vera, used as an emollient in skin and hair preparations
2. the juice of this plant, used in skin and hair preparations
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al′oe ver′a

(ˈvɛr ə, ˈvɪər ə)
n., pl. aloe ver•as.
any aloe of the species Aloe vera, the fleshy leaves of which yield a juice used as an emollient ingredient of skin lotions and for treating burns.
[< New Latin: literally, true aloe]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aloe vera - very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juiceAloe vera - very short-stemmed plant with thick leaves with soothing mucilaginous juice; leaves develop spiny margins with maturity; native to Mediterranean region; grown widely in tropics and as houseplants
aloe - succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa
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Translations

aloe vera

[ˈæləʊˈvɪərə]
n
(= substance) → aloe vera f
(= plant) → aloe vera f
modif [gel, cream] → à l'aloès; [juice] → d'aloès
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aloe vera

nAloe Vera f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Aloe Vera Gel Freeze Dried Powder is produced by extraction from fresh Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis Miller) leaves, then processed and freeze dried into Aloe Vera Gel Freeze Dried Powder.
The Aloe barbadensis is the most commonly cultivated variety of the plant in the country, he says.The crop, according to him, does well in arid and semi-arid conditions with rainfall of about 800mm and tends to thrive in low altitude areas.
Otherwise known as: Aloe Barbadensis, Aloe Vulgaris
An evaluation of the biological and toxicological properties of Aloe barbadensis (miller), Aloe vera.
The gel obtained from the Aloe barbadensis plant improves skin hydration, and soothes redness and irritation.
In vitro susceptibility of Shigella flexneri and Streptococcus pyogenes to the inner gel of Aloe barbadensis Miller.
Vagisil's Odor Block Wash prevents odor before it starts by using natural ingredients such as aloe barbadensis leaf.
(Activity: Antioxidant, Antibacterial), 9- Allium sativum (Activity: Antimicrobial, Hepato-protective), 10- Aloe barbadensis (Activity: Analgesic, Anticancer).
[20] "Final report on the safety assessment of aloe andongensis extract, aloe andongensis leaf juice, aloe arborescens leaf extract, aloe arborescens leaf juice, aloe arborescens leaf protoplasts, aloe barbadensis flower extract, aloe barbadensis leaf, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, aloe barbadensis leaf polysaccharides, aloe barbadensis leaf water, aloe ferox leaf extract, aloe ferox leaf juice, and aloe ferox leaf juice extract," International Journal of Toxicology, vol.
Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis Miller) is a native species to South Africa, which has been widely distributed in the continent of Europe from where they have spread to almost the entire world [6].