hemlock


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Related to hemlock: hemlock tree, Conium maculatum

co·ni·um

(kō-nē'ŭm),
The dried unripe fruit of Conium maculatum (family Umbelliferae), also known as spotted cowbane or spotted parsley; it has been used as a sedative, antispasmodic, and anodyne.
Synonym(s): hemlock
[L. fr. G. kōneion, hemlock]

hemlock

(hĕm′lŏk′)
n.
a. Any of several poisonous plants of the genera Conium and Cicuta of the parsley family, such as the poison hemlock.
b. A poison obtained from the poison hemlock.
Any of the poisonous herbs of the carrot family, especially Conium maculatum, but also Tsuga spp, which contain an alkaloid, conine, that evokes CNS hyperactivity, followed by medullary depression and respiratory failure
Management Activated charcoal

hemlock

Toxicology Any of the poisonous herbs of the carrot family, especially Conium maculatum, but also Tsuga spp, which contain an alkaloid, conine, that evokes CNS hyperactivity, followed by medullary depression and respiratory failure Treatment Activated charcoal
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Harley believed that hemlock was clinically ineffective unless it was given in amounts sufficient to cause at least the first symptoms of poisoning.
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This study was conducted at Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, Macon Co., North Carolina, U.S.A., where eastern hemlock has been an abundant and important streamside species.
Psocopterans comprise a major component of arthropod diversity on eastern hemlock, occupying an important ecological role as major consumers of microepiphytes as well as an integral food source for predators (Thornton 1985; Mockford 1993).
It was supposed that the hemlock was mistakenly taken for parsley when originally supplied by an inept seedsman.
Western hemlock has many shades, many uses and many, many names.
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At the end of a rainy sleepless night, I'm out of the house armed with a 12-gauge shotgun, heading up through the hemlock woods to the garden.
Tsuga canadensis, commonly known as the "eastern hemlock" and nicknamed the "'Queen of Conifers," and Tsuga caroliniana, commonly known as the "Carolina hemlock," are the most commonly encountered hemlocks in the eastern United States.
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The refugium theory hypothesizes that mesic species, like hemlock and sword fern, migrated inland prior to the ice ages, then survived in the low-elevation canyons of the Clearwater River while the mountains above were mantled in ice.