Definition of Rauwolfia serpentina

1. Noun. East Indian climbing shrub with twisted limbs and roots resembling serpents.

Exact synonyms: Snakewood
Generic synonyms: Rauvolfia, Rauwolfia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rauwolfia Serpentina

Rattigan
Rattus
Rattus norvegicus
Rattus rattus
Rau's process
Rau-Sed
Rauber
Rauber's layer
Raudixin
Raul
Rauma
Rauscher
Rauscher's virus
Rauscher leukaemia virus
Raussly disease
Rauwolfia serpentina (current term)
Ravana
Raven
Ravenala madagascariensis
Ravenna
Ravenscar
Ravi Shankar
Ravius
Ravius' process
Rawalpindi
Rawlinson
Rawson
Ray
Ray Bradbury

Literary usage of Rauwolfia serpentina

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1. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Extracts of Rauwolfia serpentina have been used medicinally in lndia for centuries. They were used in primitive Hindu medicine for a variety of conditions, ..."

2. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"Extracts oí Rauwolfia serpentina have been used medicinally in India for centuries. They were used in primitive Hindu medicine for a variety of conditions, ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1893)
"Ash 13.82 per cent., moisture 10.82 per cent.—Am. Jour. Pharm., 1892, 401. Rauwolfia serpentina, Benih.—A preliminary note on certain ..."

4. Pharmacographia Indica: A History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin by William Dymock (1893)
"416, one of us described the proximate composition of the root of the Rauwolfia serpentina, Beuth., and noted the presence of one or more alkaloidal ..."

5. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1888)
"(gall. Quisqualis indica, Linn ......... Randia dumetorum, Lam. „ uliginosa, D. C Raphanus sativus, Linn „ „ var. cauda- tus.. Rauwolfia serpentina, Benth. ..."

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