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man·drag·o·ra

(man-drag'ō-ră),
The European mandrake, Mandragora officinalis, or Atropa mandragora (family Solanaceae), the mandrake mentioned in the Bible; its properties are similar to those of stramonium, hyoscyamus, and belladonna.
[G. mandragoras]
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mandrake

Herbal medicine
A trivial name given to a family of medicinal herbs of the nightshade family:
(1) Mayapple, see there; Podophyllum peltatum;
(2) A Mediterranean perennial of the nightshade family that contains alkaloids, including hyoscyamine, mandragorin and podophyllin; it was once used as an anaesthetic and sedative. The hyoscyamine in mandrake, which is a deliriant hallucinogenic tropane alkaloid, and the root’s vague resemblance to the naked human body have made it popular in neopagan religions such as Wicca and Germanic revivalism religions such as Odinism.
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In unforgiving close-ups, Martel fragments the badly aged bodies of Mandragora's guests in a woozy montage of mottled, puckered, and crepey epidermis as they drunkenly rearrange the pool deck.
To the Mandragora group for the organization, interest and friendly availability of all the members who accompanied us on the field trips.
Puede citarse a la "belladona" (Atropa belladona L.), la "mandragora" (Mandragora sp.), el "floripondio" (Brugmansia sp.) y el "jazmin paraguayo" (Brunfelsia sp.), entre otras.
The double bill event will also offer guests a screening of Doctor Who: Masque of Mandragora followed by a Q&A with special guest Philip Hinchcliffe, who produced episodes with Tom Baker as the Doctor.
Remedies: Aloe, Ambra, Androctonus, Aristolochia, Aurum Sulphuricum, Azadirachta, Baryta lodata, Baryta Sulphurica, Cereus Serpentinus, Cicuta, Coca, Coceinum, Comocladia, Curare, Cycloamen, Fumaria, Gratiola, Homarus, Hura, Hydrastus, Hydrocotyle, Indolum, Kola nut, Lac Defloratum, Laurocerasus, Ledum, Mandragora, Mephites, Ocimum sanctum, Rhus glabra, Secale, Sepia, Skatolum, Solanum Tuberosum Aegrotans, Spirea.
Creatures And Non-Player Characters, or "NPCs" - Affected creatures include those in the Shivering Trench area in Frostfire Ridge, Felwrought Annihilator, Mandragora, Mor the Dominator, Xanatos the Defiler, Thaelin Darkanvil and Grimfrost Lavaslingers.