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A yellow pigment from roots and pods of Curcuma longa; used to treat liver and bile ailments; found in curry powder; used as an indicator; inhibits 5-lipoxygenase.
Synonym(s): turmeric yellow


A phytochemical found in turmeric and other species in the genus Curcuma that is used in alternative medicine and is purported to have anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties.


A chemical extract from the food spice turmeric, which has been anecdotally reported to have antiretroviral activity, allegedly by inhibiting critical steps in viral replication.

curcumin (kur·kyōō·min),

n an extract obtained from turmeric. Used as an antioxidant, chemoprotective, and antiinflammatory and in the treatment of dyspepsia and hyperlipidemia. See also turmeric.
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Nick Kappenman from Madison, Wisconsin, who received help from CMN Hospitals after being diagnosed with histiocytosis, a rare form of cancer, at the age of three is ready to celebrate during Madison's Miracle Treat Day and ".
Earlier this year CMN was appointed to launch and manage PearlFM, an English and Arabic language radio station specifically for children and their families.
The isolates had ZDI 22-27 mm, 19-23 mm and 9-15 mm against CIN, CLV and CMN, respectively.
By opting for CMN any company can use its name as a number, which is the reason why companies are in a hurry to register their name first so that they may prevent the risk of finding it already booked.
En ese contexto, las CMN empezaron un recorrido amplio que actualmente continua su avance hacia complejidades mas profundas, proceso en el cual han logrado constituirse como agentes particulares en las relaciones politico-economicas tanto a escala domestica como en el ambito internacional.
Throughout our Children's Miracle Network campaign, our associates do a great job demonstrating their commitment to being caring neighbors, one of Rite Aid's core values," says Sammons, noting that associates sold $1 paper Miracle Balloons, with 100% of the proceeds going to the local CMN hospital in their community.
Customers participate in the campaign by purchasing paper CMN balloons for $1 each.
Music promoter Richard Elms, a member of CMN, says the network represents music as diverse as rock, Latin, indie, hip hop, brass, classical, dance, world, jazz and acoustic music.
Any that are forthcoming will be approved by a five-member board consisting of three executives from CMN and two from Colliers Seeley.
The CMN provides bandwidth-on-demand services, with high-quality voice capabilities and secure broadband data communications for the coalition's multi-national division, which includes British, Filipino, Korean, Polish, Ukrainian, and U.
Submit the revised CMN with the first claim that includes the pump rental charge.
The CMN provides bandwidth on-demand services, with high-quality voice capabilities and secure broadband data communications for the Coalition's Multi-National Division, which includes U.