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MATE. The second officer on board of a merchant ship or vessel.
     2. He has the right to sue in the admiralty as a common mariner for wages. 1. Pet. Adm. Dee. 246.
     3. When, on the death of the master, the mate assumes the command, he succeeds to the rights and duties of the principal officer. 1 Sumn. 157; 3 Mason, 161; 4 Mason, 196; See 7 Conn. 239; 4 Mason, 641 4 Wash. C. C. 838.

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In vitro morphogenetic responses of Ilex paraguariensis nodal segments treated with different gibberellins and Prohexadione-Ca.
Ilex paraguariensis has been reported to be rich in a series of compounds with significant biological activities that highlight this plant as an interesting example of ethnopharmacology.
Made from the leaves of the Ilex paraguariensis tree, yerba mate was discovered as a healing and energizing herb by the indigenous Guarani of the South American rainforest.