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pa·rei·ra

(pă-rā'ră),
Pareira brava, the root of Chondodendron tomentosum and other species of Chondodendron (family Menispermaceae), a vine of the tropic Americas; one of the chief sources of d-tubocurarine; has diuretic and urinary antiseptic properties.
[Pg. parreira, vine trained against a wall]

pareira

Herbal medicine
An amazonian vine that is a primary source of a neuromuscular blocking substance, curare, of which the alkaloid tubocurarine is the active component. Tubocurarine has been used for strychnine poisoning, tetanus intoxication, to relax muscles in fractures, to treat polio and cerebral palsy, and for seizures.
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El presente estudio, tambien comparo las dimensiones craneofaciales por sexo, sin que se denotaran diferencias significativas igual a lo reportado porChung, Brand y Pareira.
Before fire there was a well defined stratification, with vines such as Cissampelos pareira and Odontocarya tamoides, and the shrub Ludwigia tomentosa characterizing the upper stratum, and herbaceous species such as Rhynchospora scutellata, Pityrogramma calomelanos and Echinodorus paniculatus in the lower stratum.
Pareira S P, Odonohue J, Williams R Maternal and perinatal outcome in severe pregnancy related liver disease.
Evaluation of diuretic activity of alcoholic extract of roots of Cissampelos pareira in albino rats," Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, vol.
Kondi and Alexius Boer Pareira, believed to be lost in the 1960s, and recovered by Oscar Pareira Mandalangi, a relative of the authors, with the help of the American anthropologist Clark Cunningham.
Twenty six Bangladeshi medicinal plants (Trachyspermum ammi, Cissampelos pareira, Vetiveria zizanioides, Cassia angustifolia, Woodfordia fruticosa, Cinnamomum tamala, Neolomarckia cadamba, Amaranthus viridis, Amaranthus tricolor, Brassica juncea, Brassica oleracea, Raphanus sativus, Curcuma longa, Curcuma zedoaria, Elettaria cardamomum, Ficus religiosa, Ficus benghalensis, Prunus cerasoides, Chenopodium album, Spinacia oleracea, Symplocos racemosa, Terminalia chebula, Tinospora cordifolia, Cyperus rotundus, Pterocarpus santalinus, and Lagenaria siceraria) were collected from various regions of Bangladesh following accounts of their medicinal uses (Ghani, 2003; Yusuf et al.
Pareira said over the years, however, Messiah was unable to cough up the huge amount.
Jade Pareira, Vimala Thyagarajan and Mohammed Dodwalla were the other three finalists who were chosen from eight.
Plumier by no means had the last word on this plant: it was called Cissampelos caapeba by Linne, and later became known as Pareira brava and Cissampelos pareira.
Por otra parte, cabe mencionar tambien, entre otros, los estudios sobre el asociacionismo agrario y obrero en Oleiros o el asociacionismo femenino progresista en La Coruna de Miguel Cabo, Carlos Pareira y Ana Maria Romero (29).
Some ways of organizing societies encourage people to innovate, to take risks, to save for the future, to find better ways of doing things, to learn and educate themselves, solve problems of collective action and provide public goods," added Carlos Pareira, a professor at Michigan State University.