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panax

(ˈpænæks)
n
any perennial herb of the genus Panax
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Noun1.panax - perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginsengPanax - perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Araliaceae, family Araliaceae, ivy family - mostly tropical trees and shrubs and lianas: genera Panax and Hedera
nin-sin, Panax ginseng, Panax pseudoginseng, Panax schinseng, ginseng - Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers
American ginseng, Panax quinquefolius, sang - North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng
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Saponin composition of rhizomes of Panax japonicus collected in South Kyushu, Japan, and its significance in oriental traditional medicine.