\kɹˈə͡ʊkəs], \kɹˈəʊkəs], \k_ɹ_ˈəʊ_k_ə_s]\
Definitions of CROCUS
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- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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A deep yellow powder; the oxide of some metal calcined to a red or deep yellow color; esp., the oxide of iron (Crocus of Mars or colcothar) thus produced from salts of iron, and used as a polishing powder.
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
Saffron, the dried stigmas of Crocus sativus (C. officinalis), employed occasionally in flatulent dyspepsia and as an antispasmodic in asthma and dysmenorrhea, in doses of gr. 5-30 (0.3-2.0).
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
The stigmata, Crocus (Ph. U. S.,) are the parts used in medicine. They are brought from the East. The odour is aromatic, and the taste aromatic, pungent, and bitter: - the colour deep orange red. Its virtues are yielded to alcohol, wine, vinegar and water. Its operation has been considered stimulant, exhilarating and diaphoretic. It is not much used.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
A genus of the Irideae.
Of the U. S. Ph., 1890, saffron or the stigmata of C. sativus.
Any metal calcined to a red or deep yellow color.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemias
- series of gastrointestinal disorders which share in common excessive loss protein, mainly albumin, across gut wall. occur stomach (Menetrier disease), as well the small bowel (intestinal lymphangiectases, assorted inflammatory states). They are also occasionally associated with congestive heart failure (again a bowel protein loss).