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balsam fir,

common name for the evergreen tree Abies balsamea of NE North American boreal forests. It has small needles and cones and is used for lumber. It is also called Canada balsamCanada balsam,
yellow, oily, resinous exudation obtained from the balsam fir. It is an oleoresin (see resin) with a pleasant odor but a biting taste. It is a turpentine rather than a true balsam.
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, as is the resin it produces, which is used as an adhesive in optical lenses and glass slides. Balsam fir is classified in the division PinophytaPinophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called gymnosperms. The gymnosperms, a group that includes the pine, have stems, roots and leaves, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Pinopsida, order Coniferales, family Pinaceae.

balsam fir

A softwood tree with coarse-grained wood, used for interior trim. See also: Wood
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Abbreviations: SFTE, silver fir trunk extract; ROS, reactive oxygen species; EDTA, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid; TCA, trichloroacetic acid; TBA, thiobarbituric acid; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; NO, nitric oxide; NOS, nitric oxide synthase; (MCP)-1, monocyte chemoattractant protein-1; VLDL, very low-density lipoprotein; BHT, butylated hydroxytoluene; PBMC, peripheral blood mononuclear cell; DPPH, 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl; CVD, cardiovascular disease.
Log-end quality disc Spruce 1 Top Sufficient 4 Bottom Sufficient 4 2 Top Sufficient 3 Bottom Sufficient 4 3 Top Sufficient 5 Bottom Sufficient 4 4 Top Sufficient 2 Bottom Sufficient 0 5 Top Sufficient 5 Bottom Sufficient 7 Total spruce 38 Silver fir l Top Sufficient 6 Bottom Low 5 2 Top Sufficient 7 Bottom Low 6 3 Top Sufficient 4 Bottom Sufficient 4 4 Top Sufficient 3 Bottom Sufficient 3 5 Top Sufficient 5 Bottom Low 3 Total silver fir 46 Total without low quality 32 Total spruce and silver fir 84 Total without low quality 70 No.
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Pacific silver fir, on the other hand, will rot down to nothing in a scant 50 to 60 years.
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