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bean

(bēn),
The flattened seed, contained in a pod, of various leguminous plants. Beans of pharmacologic significance are alphabetized by specific name.
[O.E. bean]

bean

Etymology: ME, bene
the pod-enclosed flattened seed of numerous leguminous plants. Beans used in pharmacological preparations are alphabetized by specific name.
Drug slang A regional term for any dollop of abuse substance—e.g., amphetamine, crack cocaine, depressant, mescaline
Nutrition A protein-rich plant seed
Examples Baked, black, kidney, lentil, navy, pinto, red, soy, white; beans are high in folic acid, manganese, and soluble fiber, and may decrease the risk of cancer of lung and pancreas, neural tube defects, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, and DM

bean

see egg tooth.

Patient discussion about bean

Q. am allergic to all nuts and seeds, is it possible to be allergic to all legumes as well ie soy beans

A. Yes, it's possible, although not extremely common. You can read more here (http://www.emedicinehealth.com/food_allergy/page2_em.htm)

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