Definition of Menyanthes
1. Noun. The type genus of the Menyanthaceae; one species: bogbeans.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Buckbean Family, Family Menyanthaceae, Menyanthaceae
Member holonyms: Bog Myrtle, Bogbean, Buckbean, Marsh Trefoil, Menyanthes Trifoliata, Water Shamrock
Medical Definition of Menyanthes
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Menyanthes
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Literary usage of Menyanthes
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1. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"... difference than of degree between the therapeutic effect of these and the official species, and they may be employed for like purposes. menyanthes. ..."
2. A Text-book of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Characteristic, Analytical by Allen Corson Cowperthwaite (1909)
"Puerperal eclampsia. menyanthes. Synonym.—menyanthes Trifoliata. ... He also claims that there are few diseases where menyanthes is indicated which could ..."
3. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1877)
"All pains worse by thinking of them ; not noticed when thinking of something else; slightly relieved by moving about.1 menyanthes. menyanthes trifoliata ..."