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(Plants) any shrub or small tree of the anacardiaceous genus Rhus, several species of which are cultivated as ornamentals for their foliage, which assumes brilliant colours in autumn. See also sumach
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Noun1.rhus - deciduous or evergreen shrubs and shrubby trees of temperate and subtropical North America, South Africa, eastern Asia and northeastern AustraliaRhus - deciduous or evergreen shrubs and shrubby trees of temperate and subtropical North America, South Africa, eastern Asia and northeastern Australia; usually limited to nonpoisonous sumacs (see genus Toxicodendron)
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Anacardiaceae, family Anacardiaceae, sumac family - the cashew family; trees and shrubs and vines having resinous (sometimes poisonous) juice; includes cashew and mango and pistachio and poison ivy and sumac
shumac, sumach, sumac - a shrub or tree of the genus Rhus (usually limited to the non-poisonous members of the genus)
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The sumach (Rhus glabra) grew luxuriantly about the house, pushing up through the embankment which I had made, and growing five or six feet the first season.
As of the moment, there were already established three treatments hubs to include Cagayan Valley Medical Center, Veterans Regional Hospital and the City Health Office of Santiago while there were already more than 20 social hygiene clinics all over the region wherein mostly are in the RHUs and private hospitals.
'There are 15 BHUs and three RHUs, which are underutilized the government will enhance the capacity to lessen the burden on the hospital,' said minister.
"That is why we have to improve the competencies of health workers in these health facilities to maximize their potentials from ECG and ultrasound expertise because later on we will install digital x-ray machines in all these RHUs," he said.
For this reason you need to have at least a medium-size garden, or grow the Rhus variety Laciniata, which is less vigorous.
Dos anos mas tarde, todos los paises de la region en el marco de reuniones organizadas por la OPS, firmaron las metas regionales para los RHUS 2007-2015.
Professor Benjamin Sovacool from rhus University said that this means that it was now necessary to decide where to spend the water in the future.
Kim et al., "Rhus verniciflua stokes against advanced cancer: a perspective from the korean integrative cancer center," Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, vol.
Numerous researches from both in vitro and in vivo studies have indicated the activities of Rhus verniciflua Stokes against numerous diseases.
Two prospective, self-controlled cohort studies (N=30) showed that high-potency topical steroids improved symptoms associated with artificially induced Rhus dermatitis in a group with a history of that type of dermatitis.