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pilewort

(pīl′wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
Any of several plants, such as the lesser celandine and the fireweed, that are reputed to be effective in treating hemorrhoids.
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Shade-intolerant herbaceous species (e.g., Erechtites hieracifolia; Table 3) increased quickly and then declined, or increased steadily throughout the study period (e.g., Dennsteadtia punctilobula; Table 3).
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