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pollen

 [pol´en]
the male fertilizing element of flowering plants.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pol·len

(pol'ĕn),
Microspores of seed plants carried by wind or insects before fertilization; important in the etiology of hay fever and other allergies.
[L. fine dust, fine flour]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pollen

The male gametophyte of flowering plants which, once airborne, becomes a major cause of seasonal allergies.

Major allergents
Ragweed and others (e.g., feverfew).
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pollen

The male gametophyte of flowering plants, a major cause of seasonal allergies; ragweed–and related henchmen–eg, feverfew, has garnered the greatest revulsion among the allergically challenged
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pol·len

(pol'ĕn)
Microspores of seed plants carried by wind or insects prior to fertilization; important in the etiology of hay fever and other allergies.
[L. fine dust, fine flour]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pollen

see POLLEN GRAIN.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

pol·len

(pol'ĕn)
Microspores of seed plants carried by wind or insects prior to fertilization; important in the etiology of hay fever and other allergies.
[L. fine dust, fine flour]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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