Definition of Sanguinaria

1. Noun. One species: bloodroot.




Definition of Sanguinaria

1. n. A genus of plants of the Poppy family.

Definition of Sanguinaria

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Medical Definition of Sanguinaria

1. 1. A genus of plants of the Poppy family. Sanguinaria Canadensis, or bloodroot, is the only species. It has a perennial rootstock, which sends up a few roundish lobed leaves and solitary white blossoms in early spring. See Bloodroot. 2. The rootstock of the bloodroot, used in medicine as an emetic, etc. Origin: NL. See Sanguinary, &. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanguinaria

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sanguiferous
sanguification
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sanguifluous
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sanguigenous
sanguinaceous
sanguinaria (current term)
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sanguinarily
sanguinarine
sanguinariness
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Literary usage of Sanguinaria

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1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1860)
"Every 10 grains contain 1 grain of opium, 2 of sanguinaria, and 7 of sulphate of potass. The dose of this powder is from 3 to 15 grains, and I have found it ..."

2. A Text-book of Pharmacology and Therapeutics by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1899)
"None of the plants containing them have been used to any great extent, although sanguinaria ... sanguinaria, the rhi/ome of sanguinaria ..."

3. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1817)
"sanguinaria CANADENSIS. f. Blood root. PLATE VIL AMONG the earliest visiters of ... It is the only species we at present possess of the genus sanguinaria, ..."

4. A Clinical Materia Medica: Being a Course of Lectures Delivered at the by Ernest Albert Farrington (1887)
"BEFORE proceeding with our study of sanguinaria, I will say that there is a variety of ... In extreme narcosis from sanguinaria, we fmd languor and torpor, ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1852)
"The Chelidonium has been very accurately examined, as to its proximate principles, but the sanguinaria, I" believe, has been investigated no further than ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1903)
"A PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE ASSAY OF sanguinaria. BY WH BLOME. Quite a number of methods have been proposed for the estimation of sanguinaria, ..."

7. A Clinical materia medica by Ernest Albert Farrington (1897)
"BEFORE proceeding with our study of sanguinaria, I will say that there is a variety of ... In extreme narcosis from sanguinaria we find languor and torpor, ..."

8. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1860)
"Every 10 grains contain 1 grain of opium, 2 of sanguinaria, and 7 of sulphate of potass. The dose of this powder is from 3 to 15 grains, and I have found it ..."

9. A Text-book of Pharmacology and Therapeutics by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1899)
"None of the plants containing them have been used to any great extent, although sanguinaria ... sanguinaria, the rhi/ome of sanguinaria ..."

10. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1817)
"sanguinaria CANADENSIS. f. Blood root. PLATE VIL AMONG the earliest visiters of ... It is the only species we at present possess of the genus sanguinaria, ..."

11. A Clinical Materia Medica: Being a Course of Lectures Delivered at the by Ernest Albert Farrington (1887)
"BEFORE proceeding with our study of sanguinaria, I will say that there is a variety of ... In extreme narcosis from sanguinaria, we fmd languor and torpor, ..."

12. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1852)
"The Chelidonium has been very accurately examined, as to its proximate principles, but the sanguinaria, I" believe, has been investigated no further than ..."

13. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1903)
"A PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE ASSAY OF sanguinaria. BY WH BLOME. Quite a number of methods have been proposed for the estimation of sanguinaria, ..."

14. A Clinical materia medica by Ernest Albert Farrington (1897)
"BEFORE proceeding with our study of sanguinaria, I will say that there is a variety of ... In extreme narcosis from sanguinaria we find languor and torpor, ..."

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