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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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Comparatively, the Tunga dam is a small one, constructed to provide drinking water to Shivamogga and for canal irrigation for paddy and areca nuts in the region.
Betel leaves and areca nuts are strictly prohibited in the UAE.
Dr Dominique Laatz, oral surgeon at the German Dental Centre in Doha, gave a presentation titled, 'Oral Cancer: Basic Facts and Early Detection', in which he outlined the demographic patterns of oral cancer incidence, discussed the methodology of cancer screening, and explained the risk factors that make oral cancer more likely, such as tobacco use, alcohol consumption, human papilloma virus, and chewing betel quids or areca nuts. Dr Laatz also discussed the advantages of the enhanced recovery after surgery protocol.
Dr Dominique Laatz, Oral Surgeon at the German Dental Center in Doha, gave a presentation titled 'Oral Cancer: Basic Facts and Early Detection', where he outlined the demographic patterns of oral cancer incidence, discussed the methodology of cancer screening and explained the risk factors that make oral cancer more likely, such as tobacco use, alcohol consumption, human papilloma virus (HPV) and chewing betel quids or areca nuts. Dr Laatz also discussed the advantages of the enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol.
Dominique Laatz, Oral Surgeon at the German Dental Center in Doha, gave a presentation titled 'Oral Cancer: Basic Facts and Early Detection', in which he outlined the demographic patterns of oral cancer incidence, discussed the methodology of cancer screening, and explained the risk factors that make oral cancer more likely, such as tobacco use, alcohol consumption, human papilloma virus (HPV), and chewing betel quids or areca nuts. Dr.
In current study, 87.9% of OSCC patients chewed areca nuts. Results of current study were in accordance with study of Akhtar et al who found similar association between paan chewing and OSCC in south Asian populations.9
Some of the prominent Indian products removed from the duty-free provisions of the GSP include dried pigeon pea seed; areca nuts, fresh or dried, in shell; turpentine gum; mangoes, prepared or preserved by vinegar or acetic acid; sandstone, merely cut into blocks or slabs of a rectangular (including square) shape; tin chlorides; barium chlorides; salts and esters of tartaric acid, nesoi; and trimethyl phosphite.
KARACHI -- Pakistan Customs claimed on Friday to have foiled a smuggling bid of areca nuts, commonly known as betel nuts, and other contraband goods worth millions of rupees in Karachi.
The petitioner challenged SRO 1067 of 2017 issued under subsection 1 of section 3 of Imports and Exports Control 1950, under which the import policy was amended restricting the import of 'Areca Nuts'.
"The advertisement also violates Indian laws on surrogate advertisement," said Arora, adding that the areca nuts used in Pan Bahar were scientifically proven to cause cancer.
The Piper betle leaves, areca nuts and lime powder were used ceremonially in traditional India.