Carica papaya

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Noun1.Carica papaya - tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruitCarica papaya - tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit
papaya - large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh
Carica, genus Carica - type genus of the Caricaceae; tropical American trees: papayas
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
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This finding is similar to that reported by Chinoy et al., in which Carica papaya seed extract caused androgen deprivation in male rats leading to alterations in the internal milieu of the cauda epididymis (7).
In a study designed specifically for Florida's greenhouse poinsettia operations, the researchers chose papaya (Carica papaya) for their candidate banker plant, and they chose the parasite Encarsia sophia, a tiny, nonstinging wasp whose larvae feed on the silverleaf whitefly.
La viabilidad de las pupas fue evaluada en larvas criadas en frutas de papaya (Carica papaya var.
Alstonia broonai and Carica papaya are among the local medicinal plants used by the middle-belt and south-western people of Nigeria to treat malaria.
Foram utilizadas goiaba Paluma (Psidium guajava L.); kiwi (Actinidia hayward); mamao Formosa (Carica papaya L.); manga Haden (Mangifera indica L.); e maracuja azedo (Passiflora edulis) comercializados em tres mercados formais e em uma feira livre do municipio de Vicosa, Minas Gerais.
En el Peru, la papaya (Carica papaya L.) es una especie importante en la economia del poblador amazonico debido a su fruta de alto rendimiento y valor nutritivo.
Carica papaya seeds contain anti-bacterial activity that inhibits growth of Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms.
Mature leaves of Carica papaya (Caricaceae; Common name: pawpaw) is widely used to treat malaria and splenomegaly3.
Carica papaya (pawpaw) is one of the fruits commonly used as food and medicine.
Sixty asymptomatic Nigerian children with evidence of intestinal parasites on stool microscopic examination were randomly assigned to receive 20 ml of an elixir containing honey and air-dried and blended Carica papaya (papaya) seeds (4 g of seeds per 20 ml) or honey alone (placebo).