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Noun1.Saururus - type genus of the Saururaceae: lizard's-tailsSaururus - type genus of the Saururaceae: lizard's-tails
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Saururaceae, lizard's-tail family, Saururaceae - family of perennial aromatic herbs: genera Saururus, Anemopsis, Houttuynia
lizard's-tail, Saururus cernuus, swamp lily, water dragon - North American herbaceous perennial of wet places having slender curled racemes of small white flowers
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Verbenaceae) and Saururus chinensis that observed antioxidant effect in raw meat samples and subsequent lack of protection during storage probably due to the accumulation of lipid oxidation products.
29) Gene-expression study of extracts obtained from several plants for inflammatory markers revealed Baccharis halimifolia (Groundsel Bush), Croton capitatus (Goat Weed), Saururus cernuus (Lizard's Tail), and Persea borbonia (Red Bay) to have strong anti-inflammatory activity.
Inhibitory effects of Saururus chinensis and its components on stomach cancer cells.
Ao X, Yan L, Meng QW, Zhou TX, Wang JP, Kim HJ, Cho JH, Kim IH (2011) Effects of Saururus chinensis extract supplementation on growth performance, meat quality and slurry noxious gas emission in finishing pigs.
The hepatoprotective and antifibrotic effects of Saururus chinensis against carbon tetrachloride induced hepatic fibrosis in rats.
Herbaceous plants included Carex crinita, Onoclea sensibilis and Saururus cernuus.
Commelinales: Pontederiaceae); lizard's tail, Saururus cernuus L.
Saururus was a new genus for which Plumier invented the name based on the Greek word for lizard tail because Plumier thought that the plants in this genus were reminiscent of lizards' tails.
2007, Establishing a fossil record for the perianthless Piperales: Saururus tuckerae sp.
Correlation of Morphology and Geographical Distribution in Lycopodium saururus Lam.