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phys·a·lis

(fis'ă-lis),
A vacuole in a giant cell found in certain malignant neoplasms, such as chordoma.
[G. physallis, a bladder]

phys·a·lis

(fis'ăl-is)
A vacuole in a giant cell found in certain malignant neoplasms, such as chordoma.
[G. physallis, a bladder]

physalis

(fĭs′ă-lĭs) [Gr. physallis, bubble]
A large vacuole present in the cell of certain malignancies such as a chondroma.

Physalis

genus of plants in the family Solanaceae; suspected of poisoning livestock. Includes P. minima, P. peruviana. Called also wild ground cherry.
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Hansmire (1983) also reported no difference in treatment in frequency of beach groundcherry 1 year following burning, which agrees with our research.
Beach groundcherry, gulfdune paspalum, and thin paspalum (Paspalum setaceum) recovered quickly following fire.
Croton, erect dayflower (Commelina erecta) and beach groundcherry (Physalis cinerascens) densities were greatest on burned sites, whereas silky evolvulus (Evolvulus alsinoides) and hoary blackfoot (Melampodium cinereum) were greatest on nontreated sites.