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elder

noun adult, advanced in years, ancestor, ancient, antiquated, antique, archaic, early, elderly, matured, older man, older woman, one of the older generation, original, senior, senior citizen, superannuated, veteran, vintage
Associated concepts: elder care, medicare, social security
See also: adult, predecessor, primogenitor
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Sambucus nigra, Taraxacum officinale, Bauhinia sp., se adquirieron por compra en Bogota D.C., Colombia y Eichhornia crassipes se obtuvo por donacion del dueno de la finca "El Jardin" ubicada en la vereda de Chicaque, Municipio de San Antonio del Tequendama, departamento de Cundinamarca, Colombia.
Luego de 9 meses las plantulas de sauco (Sambucus nigra) alcanzaron un crecimiento promedio de 48,4 cm, mientras que a los 12 meses presentaron una altura promedio de 77,4 cm.
An extract of Sambucus nigra L (black elderberry) was found to have antimicrobial activity in vitro against the gram-positive bacteria Streptococcus pyogenes and group C and G Streptococci, against the grarn-negative bacterium Branhamella catarrhalis, and against human influenza viruses.
Joannes Sambucus and the Learned Image: The Use of the Emblem in Late-Renaissance Humanism.
parvifolia Dogwood Pacific Cornus nuttallii Dogwood Red-osier Cornus stolonifera Dogwood Smooth Cornus glabrata Downy-myrtle Rhodomyrtus tomentosa Elder American Sambucus canadensis v.
Some common herbs not discussed include Sambucus nigra, Euphrasia officinalis, Scuttellaria lateriflora and Fucus vesiculosus.
Another example is Sambucus canadensis, the purple-fruited elderberry, with edible fruit, and Sambucus racemosa (red elderberry), the only species found wild in Western Canada, which has poisonous fruit.
Entre las plantas medicinales mas utilizadas para tratar dichos problemas (NUS >20%) figuran: Sambucus sp.
Some plants are both toxic and medicinal, depending on which part is used, Policha noted as he stood beside a Sambucus racemosa, or red elderberry bush.
This is an important and challenging book, the first comprehensive study of Sambucus's influential Emblemata (first published by Christopher Plantin in 1564).
* Constituents of the elder tree, Sambucus nigra, have been used in folk medicine for a variety of indications ranging from driving away evil spirits to curing the common cold.