joint fir


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Noun1.joint fir - jointed and nearly leafless desert shrub having reduced scalelike leaves and reddish fleshy seeds
genus Ephedra - type and sole genus of Ephedraceae: tropical and subtropical evergreen shrubby or creeping plants native to dry and inhospitable regions
Ephedra sinica, mahuang - Chinese ephedra yielding ephedrine
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Faced with a barrage of complaints, the police have put the FIRs in two categories -- a joint FIR by all the industries and another by residents and institutions of the area.
During visits with pregnant patients, physicians also should be on the lookout for the use of goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) and ephedra (Ephedra sinica, ma huang, ephedrine, and Chinese joint fir), he added.
Physicians should be on the lookout for the use of goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis) and ephedra (Ephedra sinica, ma huang, ephedrine, and Chinese joint fir).

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