\kɹˈatiːɡəs], \kɹˈatiːɡəs], \k_ɹ_ˈa_t_iː_ɡ_ə_s]\
Definitions of CRATAEGUS
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A genus in the family ROSACEAE of shrubs and small trees native to the North Temperate Zone. It is best known for a traditional medication for the heart.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
The ripe fruit of Crataegus oxyacantha, hawthorn; employed in eclectic practice in the treatment of various functional and organic cardiac disorders, especially when accompanied by rapid and irregular pulse; dose of the specific preparation 5-20 drops in water three or four times a day.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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