black cohosh
noun Date: 1828 a bugbane (Cimicifuga racemosa) of the eastern United States

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  • black cohosh — n a perennial herb of the genus Cimicifuga (C. racemosa) whose rhizome and roots are the source of cimicifuga called also black snakeroot, bugbane * * * 1. Cimicifuga racemosa. 2. the fresh or dried root of C. racemosa, having estrogenic effects …   Medical dictionary

  • black cohosh — kekinė juodžolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Actaea racemosa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Actaea racemosa angl. black cohosh; black snakeroot šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • black cohosh — 1. See under cohosh. 2. See black snakeroot. [1820 30, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • black cohosh — Cimicifuga racemosa. An eastern North American perennial herb. A substance obtained from the root of the plant has been used in some cultures to treat a number of medical problems. It is being studied in the treatment of hot flashes and other… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • black cohosh — noun North American bugbane found from Maine and Ontario to Wisconsin and south to Georgia • Syn: ↑black snakeroot, ↑rattle top, ↑Cimicifuga racemosa • Hypernyms: ↑bugbane …   Useful english dictionary

  • black cohosh root — n CIMICIFUGA (2) …   Medical dictionary

  • Cohosh — may refer to the herbs: Blue Cohosh, Caulophyllum thalictroides (Berberidaceae) Black Cohosh, Cimicifuga racemosa (Ranunculaceae), now known as Actea racemosa This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • Black snakeroot — is a common name for several plants:* Cimicifuga racemosa , also known as black cohosh * Sanicula sp., also known as sanicle …   Wikipedia

  • black snakeroot — black snake·root snā .krüt, .kru̇t n BLACK COHOSH …   Medical dictionary

  • black snakeroot — noun 1. deciduous low growing perennial of Canada and eastern and central United States • Syn: ↑Canada ginger, ↑Asarum canadense • Hypernyms: ↑wild ginger 2. North American bugbane found from Maine and Ontario to Wisconsin and south to Georgia •… …   Useful english dictionary

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