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Rhus

 [rus]
a genus of trees and shrubs, many of them poisonous. Contact with certain species produces a severe dermatitis in sensitive individuals. The most important poisonous species are R. diversilo´ba and R. toxicoden´dron, or poison oak, R. ra´dicans, or poison ivy, and R. ver´nix, or poison sumac. Most species of Rhus are sometimes classified in the genus Toxicodendron. See also poison ivy, oak, and sumac.

Rhus

(rūs, rŭs),
A genus of vines and shrubs (family Anacardiaceae) containing various species that are used for their ornamental foliage; formerly used in tanning. Certain poisonous species are classified as Toxicodendron.
[L., fr. G. rhous, sumac]

Rhus

(rus) a genus of trees and shrubs; contact with certain species produces a severe dermatitis in sensitive persons. The most important toxic species are: R. diversilo´ba and R. toxicoden´dron, or poison oak; R. ra´dicans, or poison ivy; and R. ver´nix, or poison sumac.

rhus

[rus]
any member of the genus Rhus. See also rhus dermatitis.

Rhus

a genus of vines and shrubs of the family Anacardiaceae, many of which are poisonous. Some species contain urushiol, a highly allergenic oleoresin mixture, and contact with them produces a severe dermatitis (rhus dermatitis) in sensitive persons. The most important toxic species are Rhus radicans L. (poison ivy), R. diversiloba L. (western poison oak), R. quercifolia (eastern poison oak), and R. vernix L. (poison sumac).

Rhus

plant genus in family Anacardiaceae. Includes Toxicodendron spp.

Patient discussion about Rhus

Q. is poison ivy or sumac contagious

A. if you scratch the rash and it has open sores,the pus from the sores can spread to other parts of the body and to other people as well,

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En Cajamarca, la densidad de RHUS encontrada fue de 13,2 por 10 000 habitantes, que esta muy por debajo del minimo senalado por la OPS.
No studies have evaluated the effectiveness of oral steroids for Rhus dermatitis.
HPLC has been validated for the separation and quantification of flavonol aglycones in Rhus coriaria, it reduced the separation time to less than one minute without sacrificing column selectivity and efficiency (Mehrdad et al.
The MRS-dependent FMDVAR elicited: (a) high Fe-Mn (590-270 ppm) and low Zn-Cu pairs (~ 2 ppm) in FMDVAR in Rhus spp; (b) high Fe-Mn (245-100 ppm) and low Zn-Cu (~45 ppm) in Grewa spp; (c) 165-65 ppm and ~18ppm of Fe-Mn and Zn-Cu respectively in Jackfruit; (d) 120-60 ppm and 50-16 ppm in Ficus; and (e) 70-55 min ppm and ~10 ppm in Boabab spp.
The italicized symptoms sounded very much like those of the most common member of the Anacardiaceae family, Rhus toxicodendron.
Effects of dietary Rhus verniciflua Stokes supplementation on meat quality characteristics of Hanwoo (Korean cattle) beef during refrigerated storage.
O subgenero Lobadium do genero Rhus possui ao redor de 25 especies, que se distribuem principalmente no Mexico.
Although seeds of these genera were collected on the study areas, they made up minor portions of northern cardinal diets, and no Rhus was recorded in any northern cardinal.
Aggregation of bird-dispersed species in four of these grids was undoubtedly influenced by the clonal proliferation of Rhus stems.
The sensations of stuck, stiff, and tight (which she did not mention) are the sensations of the Anacardiaceae family of plants, which include the remedies Anacardium (marking nut), Mangifera (mango), Comiphora (myrrh), and four remedies from the Rhus family, including the most famous, Rhus toxicodendron (poison ivy).
Rhus dermatitis can be reduced or prevented with quaternium 18 bentonite (organoclay) lotion and a topical skin protectant.
In this article, we document that (1) seedling recruitment occurs in established local populations of Rhus aromatics but not in those of R.