ASH

(redirected from Fraxinus)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Fraxinus: ash tree, Fraxinus Americana

ASH

 
American Society of Hematology.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ASH

Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ASH

Abbreviation for:
abdominal supracervical hysterectomy
Action on Smoking and Health, see there (Medspeak-UK) 
aldosterone-stimulating hormone
American Society of Hematology
asymmetrical septal hypertrophy
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

ash

(ash)
Nostrums made from the leaves and bark of the tree (Fraxinus excelsior) are alleged to have value in therapy of gastrointestinal disease; clinical tests are ongoing.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ash

a forest tree of the genus Fraxinus with PINNATE leaves, thin, silver-grey bark with prominent LENTICELS, and close-grained wood.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
The popularity of ash in the Baltic region is somewhat surprising, as the stone axe haft from Vaibla and the bronze axe haft from Paimio were made of common ash as well (Fraxinus excelsior L.; Kriiska 1998, 154; Asplund et al.
Testing for PSF legacy effects, we assessed seedling survival and growth over 10 weeks in high light (greenhouse) and low light (growth chamber) with three tree species (Acer saccharum, Fraxinus americana and Primus serotina) to four soil treatments--soil that had been cultured in situ by healthy, EAB infected, newly dead (died within 1-2 years), or old dead (died 5-10 years ago)--or with sterilized soil taken from healthy adults, allowed us to test whether soil microbes were the mechanism creating these PSFs.
Esculetin, esculin, fraxin, and fraxetin are some of the pharmacologically active components isolated from different species of Fraxinus plant (Figure 2).
Keywords: Fraxinus xanthoxyloides, Oleaceae; Coumarins, Secondary metabolites, Characterization.
punctulatus in the Pine Ridge area of western Nebraska, this discovery extends the known range of this species westward by over 600 km .The species appears to be strongly associated with green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) in the western part of its range.
Some edaphohygrophilous tree species are common, such as Salix atrocinerea and Fraxinus angustifolia; along with several characteristic species such as Athyrium filix-foemina, Carex pendula, Chamaeiris foetidissima, Narcissus portensis, Osmunda regalis, and Ranunculus ficaria.
Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the potential benefits of an extract obtained from seeds/fruits of an Oleaceae (Fraxinus excelsior L.) on glucose homeostasis and associated metabolic markers in non-diabetic overweight/obese subjects.
The Fraxinus floribunda Wall., commonly known as East Indian Ash belongs to family Oleaceae.
Patented extract derived exclusively from the seeds/fruits of Fraxinus excelsior that significantly reduces post-prandial blood glucose both immediately and following tong term administration.