bishop's capmedical dictionary

<botany> A plant of the genus Mitella; miterwort.

(01 Mar 1998)

Bishop's sphygmoscopemedical dictionary


An instrument for measuring the blood pressure, with special reference to diastolic pressure; the tube is filled with a solution of cadmium borotungstate, and the scale is the reverse of that of a mercurial manometer, the pressure being made directly by the weight of the liquid and not by compressed air.

(05 Mar 2000)

bishop's-weedmedical dictionary

<botany> An umbelliferous plant of the genus Ammi.

Goutweed (aegopodium podagraria).

(01 Mar 1998)

bishop's-wortmedical dictionary

<botany> Wood betony (Stachys betonica); also, the plant called fennel flower (Nigella Damascena), or devil-in-a-bush.

(01 Mar 1998)

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