Definition of Calisaya

1. Noun. Peruvian shrub or small tree having large glossy leaves and cymes of fragrant yellow to green or red flowers; cultivated for its medicinal bark.




Definition of Calisaya

1. Noun. A valuable Peruvian bark obtained from the ''Cinchona calisaya'' and closely related species. ¹

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Definition of Calisaya

1. the medicinal bark of the cinchona [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calisaya

calipashes
calipee
calipees
caliper
caliper brake
caliper micrometer
calipered
calipering
calipers
caliph
caliphal
caliphate
caliphates
caliphs
calipygian
calisaya (current term)
calisayas
calistheneum
calisthenic
calisthenic exercise
calisthenics
caliver
calivers
calix
calixarene
calixarenes
calk
calked
calker
calkers

Literary usage of Calisaya

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1. Manual of therapeutics: Referring Especially to the Products of the by Davis & Company Parke, Parke, Davis & Company (1909)
"Cinchona calisaya bark, 40 grs. Bismuth and Ammonium citrate, b grs. ... calisaya, Iron. Quinine, and Strychnine (No. 27). Cinchona calisaya bark, 40 grs. ..."

2. Peruvian Bark: A Popular Account of the Introduction of Chinchona by Clements Robert Markham (1880)
"Beauty of the calisaya Tree. the young plants of C. calisaya grew up the ... The C. calisaya is by far the most beautiful tree of these forests. ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1850)
"ON CINCHONA calisaya. BY M. WEDDELL. IN the Annales des Sciences Naturelles, tx. Juillet 1848, M. Weddell takes я review of the genera Cinchona and ..."

4. Organic materia medica: Including the Standard Remedies of the Leading by Parke, Davis & Company (1888)
"19 calisaya alkaloids. 33 calisaya, Iron and Strychnine. ... 23 calisaya and Iron protoxide. calisaya bark, 40 grs., and citrate of iron protoxide ..."

5. Travels in Peru and India: While Superintending the Collection of Chinchona by Clements Robert Markham (1862)
"After 1820 the demand for calisaya bark increased enormously ; great numbers of ... 3 As early as 1790 the calisaya bark was highly prized in Madrid. ..."

6. Journal of Materia Medica (1868)
"calisaya and Iron, Elixir of.—This is one of the most acceptable tonic preparations ... It combines all the virtues of the calisaya bark with the important ..."

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