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cissus

(ˈsɪsəs)
n
(Plants) any plant of the climbing genus Cissus, some species of which, esp the kangaroo vine (C. antarctica) from Australia, are grown as greenhouse or house plants for their shiny green or mottled leaves: family Vitaceae
[New Latin, from Greek kissos ivy]
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Verma, Lipid constituents of Cissus Quadrangularis, Phytochem., 30, 875 (1991).
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Cissus quadrangularis stem alleviates insulin resistance, oxidative injury and fatty liver disease in rats fed high fat plus fructose diet.
En el segundo periodo (2012-2013) se presentaron como dominantes Cactaceae en setiembre, Parapiptadenia excelsa en octubre, Eupatorium en noviembre, tipo Cissus en diciembre, Eucalyptus en enero, Mimosa en febrero y Viguiera en marzo.
Effect of chemically modified Cissus populnea fibres on mechanical, microstructural and physical properties of Cissus populnea/high density polyethylene composites.
Jiao et al., "Purification, antioxidant and hepatoprotective activities of polysaccharide from Cissus pteroclada Hayata," International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, vol.
Isimi et al., "Isolation, characterization and formulation properties of a new plant gum obtained from Cissus refescence," International Journal of Green Pharmacy, vol.
Effects of Cissus quadrangularis on the proliferation, differentiation and matrix mineralization of human osteoblast like SaOS-2 cells.