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Plantago

 [plan-ta´go]
a genus of herbs, including P. in´dica, P. psyl´lium (Spanish psyllium), and P. ova´ta (blond psyllium); see also psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid, plantago seed, and psyllium husk.

plan·ta·go

(plan-tā'gō),
The root and leaves of the common or large-leaved plantain, Plantago major (family Plantaginaceae).
[L. plantain]

Plantago

/Plan·ta·go/ (plan-ta´go) a genus of herbs, including P. in´dica, P. psyl´lium (Spanish psyllium), and P. ova´ta (blond psyllium); see also psyllium.

Plantago

a large genus of plants in the family Plantaginaceae.

Plantago psyllium
a plant whose seeds resemble fleas. Used at one time as a flea repellent. See also psyllium.
Plantago varia
a common weed of native pastures providing scant feed. Called also plaintain and sometimes lamb's tongue, a name best reserved for Chenopodium spp., which have a potential to cause oxalate poisoning.