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Any of various herbs of the genus Corydalis native chiefly to northern temperate regions and having finely divided leaves and spurred, often yellow or pinkish flowers.

[New Latin Corydalis, genus name, from Greek korudallis, crested lark (from the shape of the flowers), from korudos; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Plants) any erect or climbing plant of the N temperate genus Corydalis, having finely-lobed leaves and spurred yellow or pinkish flowers: family Fumariaceae. Also called: fumitory
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek korudallis variant of korudos crested lark, from korus helmet, crest; alluding to the appearance of the flowers]
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(kəˈrɪd l ɪs)

any of numerous erect or climbing plants of the genus Corydalis, fumitory family, with clusters of irregular spurred flowers.
[1810–20; < New Latin < Greek korydallís, derivative of korydós crested lark, akin to kórys, s. koryd- or koryth- helmet, head, crest]
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Noun1.corydalis - a plant of the genus Corydalis with beautiful compound foliage and spurred tubular flowerscorydalis - a plant of the genus Corydalis with beautiful compound foliage and spurred tubular flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Corydalis, Corydalis - annual or perennial herbs of Himalayan China and South Africa
2.Corydalis - annual or perennial herbs of Himalayan China and South Africa
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Papaveraceae, Papaveraceae, poppy family - herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits
corydalis - a plant of the genus Corydalis with beautiful compound foliage and spurred tubular flowers
climbing corydalis, Corydalis claviculata, Fumaria claviculata - annual vine with decompound leaves and racemes of yellow and pink flowers
Corydalis sempervirens, Fumaria sempervirens, rock harlequin, Roman wormwood - glaucous herb of northeastern United States and Canada having loose racemes of yellow-tipped pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Fumaria
Corydalis solida, fumeroot, fumewort - herb of northern Europe and Asia having erect racemes of red flowers
3.Corydalis - type genus of the Corydalidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Corydalus cornutus, dobson fly, dobsonfly, dobson - large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male; aquatic larvae often used as bait
dobson, hellgrammiate - large brown aquatic larva of the dobsonfly; used as fishing bait
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Summary: The whole plant material of Corydalis adiantifolia Hook.f.
David began by offering a few other blue subjects: gentian, delphinium and corydalis. These all have, commonly, blue forms; and they, too, can present the gardener with difficulties but the pure sky blue of the archetypal Himalayan poppy seems to be very special - although David described a heart-stopping moment when he saw a hillside in China made vivid red by a sea of M.
Partner small gold hostas with Corydalis lutea, Ajuga Black Scallop or ever-blooming bleeding hearts (Dicentra Luxuriant).
reported an analgesic and sedative effect of Corydalis via the hypothalamus serotonin pathway.[33] Other than the subjective treatment effect, our data showed much higher beneficial effects of Qi-Zhi-Wei-Tong granules than the traditional medicine in the treatment of FD.[34] In our run-in period, we treated patients with the placebo, and the patients who reacted well to the placebo were excluded.
Yarnell was able to go into great depth on prescribing the herbs corydalis, aconite, Pulsatilla, and hyoscyamus.
Corydalis lowers blood pressure and inhibits contractions of the striated muscles.
PainKill Plasters' full list of ingredients include Reticulate millettia, saline cistanche, davallia mariesii, Chain fern, wild celery, safflower, spignet, corydalis and borneol.
Kim, "Protective effect of (2'S)-columbianetin from Corydalis heterocarpa on UVB-induced keratinocyte damage," Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, vol.
Van Assche, "Temperature conditions control embryo growth and seed germination of Corydalis solida (L.) Clairv., a temperate forest spring geophyte," Plant Biology (Stuttgart, Germany), vol.
Kim, "Effects of corydaline from corydalis tuber on gastric motor function in an animal model," Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, vol.
Liu, "Analyses of total alkaloid extract of Corydalis yanhusuo by comprehensive RP x RP liquid chromatography with pH difference," Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry, vol.