areca nut


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areca nut

n.
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Noun1.areca nut - seed of betel palm; chewed with leaves of the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia
edible seed - many are used as seasoning
Areca catechu, betel palm - southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk)
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The gewog's Mangmi, Dhan Man Gurung, said the gewog lost four cows and around 90 areca nut trees last year to wild elephants.
Tenders are invited for Supply of banana leaf and areca nut plates to sri durgaparameshwari temple mandarthi
The makers of Pan Bahar insist their product does not contain nicotine, but many pan masala mixtures in India designed to freshen breath and aid digestion contain tobacco along with pastes, areca nut and spices.
14 Primary prevention in the form of tobacco and areca nut control could reduce malignancies by 43.
In South-East Asian countries like India, another etiological factor is the use of areca nut leading to the occurrence of oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) which is an OPMD.
I could scale smaller coconut and areca nut palms without a qualm.
The tobacco is sold as strands wrapped up with betal leaf, along with areca nut and lime and is sucked or chewed.
Association Between Grading of Oral Submucous Fibrosis With Frequency and Consumption of Areca Nut and Its Derivatives in a Wide Age Group: A Multi-centric Cross Sectional Study From Karachi, Pakistan.
Pan masala - a preparation of betel leaf with areca nut and sometimes with tobacco - is chewed for its stimulant and psychoactive effects.
Prevalence and characteristics of chewing habits of areca nut and tobacco among school children of rural areas in and around Gandhi Nagar district, Gujarat.
On the eve of Puthandu, a tray is arranged with three fruits (mango, banana and jack fruit), flowers, gold, silver, betel leaves and areca nut.
The areca nut (Areca catechu) is considered as the main etiologic factor causing OSMF, it generates free radicals and causes local immunosuppression.