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 (pĕp′ləs, -lŏs′) also pep·lus (-ləs)
n. pl. pep·los·es also pep·lus·es
A loose outer robe worn by women in ancient Greece. Also called peplum.

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Noun1.peplus - a garment worn by women in ancient Greecepeplus - a garment worn by women in ancient Greece; cloth caught at the shoulders and draped in folds to the waist
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
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Every year a different weed species dominates my garden and it looks like petty spurge (Euphorbia peplus) is taking that title already.
Prior to joining The Industrial Group, Dr Al Ansari was the founder and CEO of PEPlus Capital Advisors.
TABLE 1: Plant-derived natural products approved for therapeutic use Trade name/Year Generic name Plant species of introduction Indication Artemisinin Artemisia annua Artemisinin-1987 Malaria treatment Capsaicin Capsicum annuum Qutenza-2010 Postherpetic neuralgia Galantamine Galanthus Razadyne-2001 Dementia caucasicus associated with ALZ Ingenol Euphorbia peplus Picato-2012 Actinic mebutate keratosis Paclitaxel Taxus brevifolia Taxol-1993 Cancer Abraxane-2005 chemotherapy Nanoxel-2007 Masoprocol Larrea tridentata Actinex-1992 Cancer chemotherapy Source: Atanasov et al.
[51.] Helal IB, ELMehlawy MH, Rizk ET, EL-Khodary GM (2003) Effect of Euphorbia peplus plant extract and the antihelmenthic prazequantel on the defence system of Biomphalaria alexandria snail.
Approved as a gel in January of 2012, ingenol mebutate is a natural diterpene from the Euphorbia peplus flowering plant in Southeast Asia.
| The active ingredient in the ingenol mebutate gel is derived from the sap of the Euphorbia peplus (E.
Tambien por especies de la vegetacion secundaria y malezas nativas, tanto hierbas como arbustos, y por ultimo especies introducidas algunas de ellas malezas como Pennisetum villosum, Poa pratensis, Duchesnea indica, Taraxacum officinale, Poa annua, Erodium cicutarium, Sonchus oleraceus y Euphorbia peplus. La mayoria de las malezas nativas, malezas introducidas y algunas especies de la vegetacion secundaria en lluvia y banco de semillas, asi como en la vegetacion en pie, se caracterizan por colonizar sitios perturbados o cercanos a cultivos (claros de bosque) y algunas forman parte de la composicion de especies correspondiente a estadios sucesionales tempranos (Rzedowski y Rze dowski, 2005).