plant substance

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Noun1.plant substance - material derived from plants
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
cutin - (biochemistry) a waxy transparent material that occurs in the cuticle of plants and consists of highly polymerized esters of fatty acids
chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, stubble, straw - material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds
cork - outer bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc.
plant product - a product made from plant material
vegetable tallow - a waxy fat obtained from certain plants (e.g. bayberry) and used as tallow
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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To identify the biomarkers that indicated what plant substance was once inside, the researchers used a technique called gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, which allowed them to separate chemicals within a sample from one another to analyze them separately.
Predominantly, rostrum is more elongated in animal substance feeding taxa than plant substance feeding taxa (Palmer, 2010).
They named it the endogenous cannabinoid system after the plant substance that binds with it," she says.
The legalization of medical marijuana is seen by proponents as the first step toward legalization of the plant substance for recreational use, as was the case in Colorado, where pot was made legal in January.
You may remember hearing that beta-carotene, a plant substance that the body converts into vitamin A, is toxic when you take it in high amounts.
If they find a useful plant, the next step is to try to create a synthetic analog of the natural plant substance, a new molecule that can be patented and then taken through the FDA as a new drug.
Before deciding which form you prefer, you'll want to know whether the product is soluble fiber or not, and from there determine from what plant substance the fiber was derived.
The packages contained a dry, green, plant substance, believed to be cannabis.
Grape seed extract is a naturally occurring plant substance that contains a concentrated source of antioxidant nutrients known as oligomeric proanthocyanidins more commonly known as OPCs.
The bars are designed to be used once to wash a person's entire body to ensure that the plant substance causing the skin reaction has been removed.
In order to avoid the toxic Splenda, the alternative is Stevia, a natural plant substance, used over 400 years in South America without ill effect.