Definition of Epigaea

1. Noun. Small creeping evergreen shrubs: trailing arbutus.

Exact synonyms: Genus Epigaea
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family



Medical Definition of Epigaea

1. An American genus of plants, containing but a single species (E. Repens), the trailing arbutus. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Upon + earth. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epigaea

epifamily
epifascial
epifauna
epifaunae
epifaunal
epifaunas
epiflora
epifloral
epifluorescence
epifluorescence microscopes
epifluorescences
epifluorescent
epifluorohydrin
epifluorohydrins
epifocal
epigaea (current term)
epigaeal
epigaean
epigaeous
epigallocatechin
epigamic
epigastralgia
epigastria
epigastrial
epigastric
epigastric angle
epigastric arteries
epigastric artery
epigastric fold
epigastric fossa

Literary usage of Epigaea

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1. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"In cases in which the urine is dark and heavy, with irritation, causing congestion of the kidneys, epigaea is used with markedly beneficial effects, ..."

2. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"epigaea. B. Fruit a drupe or capsule enclosed in the accrescent hypanthium. Fruit a capsule enclosed in the fleshy hypanthium. 14. GAULTHERIA. ..."

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