Taxus brevifolia


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Taxus brevifolia

[‚tak·səs ‚brev·i′fō·lē·ə]
(botany)
The Pacific yew tree, from which the anticancer compound taxol is derived.
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The isolation and structure of taxol, a novel antileukemic and antitumor agent from Taxus brevifolia.