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Noun1.Tacca - genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowersTacca - genus of tropical plants with creeping rootstocks and small umbellate flowers
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Taccaceae, Taccaceae - small family of tropical herbs
Indian arrowroot, pia, Tacca leontopetaloides, Tacca pinnatifida - perennial herb of East Indies to Polynesia and Australia; cultivated for its large edible root yielding Otaheite arrowroot starch
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[19.] Kunle O, Ibrahim Y, Emeje M, Shaba S and Y Kunle Extraction, physicochemical and compaction properties of tacca starch--a potential pharmaceutical excipient.
The lateral walls of wide, vessel-like tracheary elements (which possess pit membranes or pit membrane remnants) in roots of Tacca integrifolia have scattered circular lateral wall pits.
(1) Tacca quotes from "Au sujet d'Adonis," dated 1920, in which Valery writes "et donc le changement d'epoque, qui es un changement de lecteur, est comparable a un changement dans le texte meme, changement touiours imprevu, et incalculable....
Tacca precisa mas ese estilo diciendo que esta presencia permanente del narrador en el punto de vista la convierte en novela objetiva, "en la que el narrador, como Santo Tomis, debia verpara contar" (Tacca, 1989, 27).
[7.] Kunle OO, Yakubu EI, Emeje MO, Sheba S and Y Kunle Extraction, physiochemical and compaction properties of Tacca Starch-a potential pharmaceutical excipient.
Blandizzi C, Natale G, Gherandi G, Lazzeri G, Marveggio C, Colucci R, Cargnani D, Del Tacca M (1999) Acid-independent gastroprotective effects of lansoprozole in experimental mucosal injury.