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plant

 [plant]
any multicellular eukaryotic organism that performs photosynthesis to obtain its nutrition; plants comprise one of the five kingdoms in the most widely used classification of living organisms.

plant

(plant) any multicellular eukaryotic organism that performs photosynthesis to obtain its nutrition; plants comprise one of the five kingdoms in the most widely used classification of living organisms.

plant

[plant]
any multicellular eukaryotic organism that performs photosynthesis to obtain its nutrition. Plants comprise one of the five kingdoms in the most widely used classification of living organisms.

plant

see PLANT KINGDOM.

plant

a member of the vegetable kingdom; living things characterized by absence of locomotion, absence of special senses, and feeding only on inorganic substances.

abortigenic plant
plants that cause abortion include Pinus, Cupressus and Astragalus spp.
plant alkaloids
annual plant
one that completes its life cycle within one year. A winter annual plant germinates in the fall, overwinters as a seedling and flowers and seeds in spring. The dominant grazing species in the early spring. Examples would be many mustard weeds of disturbed places incriminated in the congenital hypothyroid dysmaturity syndrome in foals.
plant awns
sharp, long processes attached to seed casings of plants, mostly grasses; important causes of skin and oral lesions in grazing animals, and to housed animals when fed hay containing the plants.
biennial plant
one that completes its life cycle in two years, generally germinating and growing in the first year and flowering, fruiting and subsequently dying in the second year.
plant eating
both dogs and cats may eat grass; indoor animals sometimes eat ornamental plants, some of which are poisonous.
plant edemagens
plant substances that cause edema in animals, e.g. 3-methyl indole, produced in the rumen from tryptophan.
plant hormones
organic substances produced by plants which are extracted and used as herbicides or plant growth stimulants. Some of them cause long-term ill health in animals if drunk in large quantities.
perennial plant
one that completes its life cycle over more than two years.
plant poisoning
the list of poison plants is very large and it is necessary to know the suspect plant's botanical name to begin an effective search for information about it. In order to exert an effect on an animal the plant has, in most cases, to be eaten. There are a few plants that exert a toxic effect by inhalation or by skin contact.
plant protein
the proteins in plants. Common, protein-rich plants include alfalfa, the oilseed meals, e.g. soyabean, cottonseed and linseed meals, clover, the legume seeds, e.g. peas, beans.
teratogenic plant
plants that cause congenital defects include Lupinus, Lathyrus, Leucaena, Nicotiana, Conium, Astragalus, Oxytropis, Veratrum, Vicia, Salsola spp.
plant toxins
phytotoxins, elaborated by plants, in some cases incorporating an inorganic element, e.g. selenocompounds, and in some cases present in the plant in an inert state, requiring an additional ingredient, e.g. ruminal fermentation to activate it.

Patient discussion about plant

Q. Doyou know if the Plant Yarrow give a RASH?

A. ThanksTerrany and Henry for your answers. I do need more information concerning skin contact with Yarrow.MRaye

Q. Are there any herbal plants to lower bad cholesterol? I want some advice. My son has high bad cholesterol. I am not comfortable in giving him meds but keen in knowing about herbal meds. Are there any herbal plants to lower bad cholesterol? I want some advice.

A. You can also give him the waxy grains of lecithin to be found at a good health food store. You can add this to his oatmeal or place in unsweetened, organic applesauce. Taking it even further and good for you too, try having 3 tablespoons or ground organic flaxseeds in your oatmeal every day! It will add essential fatty acids to your diet and help to keep your colon clean. You can grind the seeds in a coffe grinder! Keep the flax seeds in the freezer or fridge to preserve its goodness

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The students' improved design of the jab planter is a sturdier and more efficient version made of thin steel.
Long said, "we'd be happy to deliver a planter, if they would volunteer to take care of it.
But faced with a sackful you'll find it that much easier and quicker if you invest in a specialist tool - the bulb planter, says ADRIENNE WILD.
Libby seems puzzled that Dunbar did not always punish runaways, though he sometimes did so harshly; yet an entirely inflexible regime would have encouraged full-scale rebellion and every successful planter knew when to give way.
Found in most apartment buildings and multistory condominium complexes, courtyard planters have much in common, exposure-wise, with certain patios and balconies of people who live in houses.
The grain wagon is a niche market and comprises less than 10 percent of our sales, while row crop planters are 90 percent of our sales.
A 40cm x 40cm square planter costs a fraction of the price of a real lead one, at just pounds 39.
Pugh, wife of a prominent Louisiana planter, hoped the "Thibodaux Massacre" would finally "settle the question of who is to rule: the nigger or the White man for the next fifty years.
For printed plans, send $1 and a self-addressed legal-size envelope to Planter Bench, Sunset Magazine, 80 Willow Rd.
Whatever their motivation, industrial tree planters put more than 500 million seedlings into more than a million acres of American soil in 1998, enough to reforest Rhode Island stem to stern.
At the least - and this is no small achievement Dusinberre demonstrates how readily favorable economic conditions could drive even planters with a sense of common decency into callousness and measures that defied any sense of decency.
That was the surest way to kill free enterprise," said one coffee planter who was inhibited by the official stifling policy.