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An ancient city of northern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea in present-day Tunisia. Julius Caesar defeated the forces of Cato the Younger here in 46 bc.
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(Placename) an ancient town near Carthage in North Africa: site of Caesar's victory over Pompey in 46 bc
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(ˈθæp səs)

an ancient town on the coast of Tunisia: decisive victory of Caesar 46 B.C.
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Cistanchetubulosa###Verbascum thapsus. L###Vicia faba Linn.###Morchella esculenta
46 BC Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato (Cato the Younger) in the battle of Thapsus.
Arhanda NP Mac Scrophulariaceae Verbascum thapsus Kharghwag Th Mac (Linn).
Turker and Camper (8) showed that Klebsiella pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus showed sensitivity to Mullein (Verbascum thapsus), which may explain why Mullein is used in folk medicine to treat respiratory disorders (caused by K.
thapsus, son especies reconocidas como malezas que se propagan por semillas de muy alta longevidad (Kivilaan & Bandurski, 1973).
Effect of Verbascum thapsus ethanol extract on induction of apoptosis in Trichomonas vaginalis in vitro.
Yet another example of a simple, effective poultice is hot mullein leaf (Verbascum thapsus) for treating mastitis in nursing mothers.
PI exposed areas were treated with: distilled water, 10% Dawn[R] dish soap, THN from jewelweed at 1x and 2x the natural concentration, and saponin-containing, MeOH extract from leaves of Verbascum thapsus, and common mullein which has reported anti-inflammatory activity.