deadly nightshade

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deadly nightshade:

see belladonnabelladonna
or deadly nightshade,
poisonous perennial plant, Atropa belladona, of the nightshade family. Native to Europe and now grown in the United States, the plant has reddish, bell-shaped flowers and shiny black berries.
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; nightshadenightshade,
common name for the Solanaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and a few trees of warm regions, chiefly tropical America. Many are climbing or creeping types, and rank-smelling foliage is typical of many species.
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deadly nightshade

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deadly nightshade

a poisonous Eurasian solanaceous plant, Atropa belladonna, having dull purple bell-shaped flowers and small very poisonous black berries
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Boyadzhiev, "Integrated processes of extraction and liquid membrane isolation of atropine from Atropa belladonna roots," Separation and Purification Technology, vol.
Jarmouni et al., "Neurotropic, immunological and gastric effects of low doses of Atropa belladonna L., Gelsemium sempervirens L.
Y cemegau gwenwynig ydi atropine - Atropa belladonna ydi ei enw gwyddonol o - a hyoscyamine.
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Pain relief and sedation in Roman Byzantine texts: Mandragoras officinarum, Hyoscyamus niger and Atropa belladonna, 43-50.
The [IC.sup.50] could not be determined for Atropa belladonna, Plantago major and Chelidonium majus as their extracts did not elicit 50% inhibition (Fig.
Belladonna is an atropine powder derived from the leaves and roots of Atropa belladonna, a poisonous Eurasian plant popularly known as "deadly nightshade." In any event, Wilson was apparently never able to recapture his original high (which he in his later years would call his "hot flash") and continued to seek some form of spiritual bans formation.
Effect of Atropa belladonna and Echinacea angustifolia in homoeopathic dilution on experimental peritonitis.
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