Definition of Epigaea
1. Noun. Small creeping evergreen shrubs: trailing arbutus.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ericaceae, Family Ericaceae, Heath Family
Medical Definition of Epigaea
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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. ..."