Medical Definition of Plantago seed

1. The cleaned, dried ripe seed of Plantago indica or of P. Ovata. A mild cathartic that acts by absorbing water and providing indigestible mucilaginous bulk for the intestines. Must not be used in intestinal obstruction. Synonym: plantago seed, plantain seed. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantago Seed

plant succession
plant tissue
plant toxin
plant transpiration
plant tumours
plant virus
plant viruses
planta
planta pedis
plantable
plantacyanin
plantage
plantages
plantago
plantago ovata coating
plantago seed (current term)
plantain
plantain family
plantain lily
plantain seed
plantain tree
plantains
plantal
plantalgia
plantar
plantar aponeurosis
plantar arch
plantar arterial arch
plantar calcaneocuboid ligament

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