Definition of Chelidonium
1. Noun. One species: greater celandine.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Papaveraceae, Papaveraceae, Poppy Family
Member holonyms: Celandine, Chelidonium Majus, Greater Celandine, Swallow Wort, Swallowwort
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chelidonium
Literary usage of Chelidonium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Materia Medica and Therapeutics for Physicians and Students by John Barclay Biddle, Clement Biddle (1895)
"CATHARTICS— chelidonium. EFFECTS AND USES.—The taste of podophyllum is bitter ... chelidonium-CELANDINE. DESCRIPTION AND HABITAT.—chelidonium majus, known ..."
2. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1900)
"chelidonium majus. Greater Celandine. NO Papaveraceae. ... chelidonium is a poppy and therefore allied to Opium and Sanguinaria, with both of which it has ..."
3. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1865)
"Jussieu, and Lamarck unite the genus Glaucium with chelidonium; Tournefort, Haller, and Cranz would have them separated. Recent botanists have again ..."
4. The Microanalysis of Powdered Vegetable Drugs by Albert Schneider (1921)
"chelidonium. chelidonium. Fl. ex. 40. ... Herbe A 1'hirondelle, Fr. The herb of chelidonium majus L., Papaveraceae. Dark greenish brown. ..."
5. The Diseases of the Liver: Jaundice, Gall-stones, Enlargements, Tumours, and by James Compton Burnett (1895)
"RADEMACHER'S USE OF chelidonium AND Liq. ... only be cured by a mixture of chelidonium and Liq. ... chelidonium."
6. A Text-book of Pharmacology and Therapeutics by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1899)
"... bloodroot, collected in autumn. Tinctura Sanguinari«, 1-2 cc (15-30 rains.). chelidonium, celandine, the entire plant ..."
7. Keynotes and characteristics with comparisons of some of the leading by Henry Clay Allen (1898)
"Gall-stones, with pain under the right shoulder- blade. Relations. — chelidonium antidotes the abuse of Bry., especially in hepatic complaints. ..."