puncture vine


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Related to puncture vine: Tribulus terrestris

puncture vine

n.
Any of various cosmopolitan herbaceous plants of the genus Tribulus, especially T. terrestris, which has opposite, compound leaves and spiny fruit, and is used as a dietary supplement primarily for its perceived ability to enhance sexual desire and muscle mass. Also called tribulus.

puncture vine

see tribulusterrestris.
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The level of antioxidant metabolites (Figure 1) and enzymes (Figure 2) indicates the antioxidant potential of puncture vine plants.
Table 2: Fresh and dry weight of puncture vine organs affected by the high heavy metals levels LSD P[less than Treatments Fresh weight g [plant.