opopanax

[n] - an odorous gum resin formerly used in medicines
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Opopanax

O·pop'a·nax noun [ Latin , from Greek ...; ... vegetable juice + ..., .... a kind of plant: confer French opopanax .] The inspissated juice of an umbelliferous plant (the Opoponax Chironum ), brought from Turkey and the East Indies in loose granules, or sometimes in larger masses, of a red...
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opopanax

The inspissated juice of an umbelliferous plant (the Opoponax Chironum), brought from Turkey and the East Indies in loose granules, or sometimes in larger masses, of a reddish yellow colour, with specks of white. It has a strong smell and acrid taste, and was formerly used in medicine as an emmenagogue and antispasmodic. ... Origin: L, fr. Gr.; veg...
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opopanax

noun an odorous gum resin formerly used in medicines
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Opopanax

• (n.) The inspissated juice of an umbelliferous plant (the Opoponax Chironum), brought from Turkey and the East Indies in loose granules, or sometimes in larger masses, of a reddish yellow color, with specks of white. It has a strong smell and acrid taste, and was formerly used in medicine as an emmenagogue and antispasmodic.Opopanax: words i...
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Opopanax

Opopanax (also: opoponax) refers to a number of gum resins traditionally considered to have medicinal properties. Pliny (Historia Naturalis) and Dioscorides (De Materia Medica) described various kinds with uncertain identifications, which have been distinguished as: In recent times, the main source of commercial opopanax is from species of Commiph...
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Opopanax

[plant] Opopanax is a genus of plants in the family Apiaceae. Species include: ==Taxonomic history== The genus was created by Wilhelm Koch based on the species Opopanax chironium, previously known as Pastinaca opopanax L. and Ferula opopanax Spreng. ...
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