Derris malaccensis
rotenone o"te*none, n. A chemical substance ({C23H22O6}) extracted from the root of the derris ({Derris elliptica}, {Derris malaccensis}, and other species), used in treatment of scabies and as an insecticide for external infestation by chiggers in human medicine, and in veterinary medicine for the treatment of infestations with fleas, ticks, and lice. [PJC]

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  • DERRIS MALACCENSIS PRAIN - ДЕРРИС МАЛАККСКИЙ — см. 464. Кустарник. D. malaccensis Prain Д. малаккский in Journ. As. Soc. Beng. 66 (1897) 107. Burkill (1935) 791. Раздорская (1943) 72. Wealth of India 3 (1952) 38, f. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. tuba; малайск. tuba merah. P а с п р. Ю. В. Аз.:… …   Справочник растений

  • Derris elliptica — rotenone o te*none, n. A chemical substance ({C23H22O6}) extracted from the root of the derris ({Derris elliptica}, {Derris malaccensis}, and other species), used in treatment of scabies and as an insecticide for external infestation by chiggers… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • DERRIS LOUR. — ДЕРРИС — 464. Derris Lour. Деррис см …   Справочник растений

  • C23H22O6 — rotenone o te*none, n. A chemical substance ({C23H22O6}) extracted from the root of the derris ({Derris elliptica}, {Derris malaccensis}, and other species), used in treatment of scabies and as an insecticide for external infestation by chiggers… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rotenone — o te*none, n. A chemical substance ({C23H22O6}) extracted from the root of the derris ({Derris elliptica}, {Derris malaccensis}, and other species), used in treatment of scabies and as an insecticide for external infestation by chiggers in human… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rotenone — The principal insecticidal component of derris root, Derris elliptica, D. malaccensis, and other species of D., and from Lonchocarpus nicou (family Leguminosae); used externally for the treatment of scabies and infestation with chiggers, and in… …   Medical dictionary

  • rotenone — a fish poison derived from the roots of the jewel vine plant, Derris ellipitca, D. lagensis, D. malaccensis, and D. uliginosa (Leguminosae). Lacepod (Lonchocarpus utilis and L. uruca), the yam bean (Pachyrhizus erosus) and hoary pea (Tephrosia… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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