Definition of Guaiacum officinale

1. Noun. Small evergreen tree of Caribbean and southern Central America to northern South America; a source of lignum vitae wood, hardest of commercial timbers, and a medicinal resin.

Exact synonyms: Lignum Vitae
Group relationships: Genus Guaiacum, Guaiacum
Terms within: Guaiac, Guaiacum, Lignum Vitae, Guaiacum
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guaiacum Officinale

Grévy's zebras
Grímnismál
Grógaldr
Gua
Guadalajara
Guadalcanal
Guadalupe Island
Guadalupe Mountains
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Guadalupe cypress
Guadeloupe
Guadeloupean
Guadeloupian
Guadeloupians
Guaiacum officinale
Guaiacum sanctum
Guaira
Guaira Falls
Guallatiri
Guama virus
Guamanian
Guan Yin
Guanabara
Guanajuato
Guanche
Guanches
Guangdong
Guangdong province
Guangxi

Literary usage of Guaiacum officinale

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1. A Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences by Richard Dennis Hoblyn (1865)
"The US Pharmacopoeial паше for the concrete juice of guaiacum officinale.] [1. ... guaiacum officinale. ..."

2. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1888)
"In US Ph., the heart wood of guaiacum officinale and G. sanctum. ... The resin of guaiacum officinale. It is the concrete juice of the tree, and is obtained ..."

3. A Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science: A Guide for the Pharmaceutist by H. V. Sweringen (1882)
"The wood of guaiacum officinale and other species. It is a stimulant diaphoretic. ... GUAIACUM ARBOREUM,-) Spe- guaiacum officinale. ..."

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