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Willow-thorn

willow-thorn

(Science: botany) A thorny European shrub (Hippophae rhamnoides) resembling a willow.


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Re: Biological Mistakes in Movies

In an episode of Buffy, Willow examines a specimen through a light microscope and exclaims 'cellulose!'

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by Dougalbod
Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:59 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biological Mistakes in Movies
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A question

... to the maintenance of homeostasis in an organism? (1) A desert rattlesnake enters an underground burrow on a hot summer day (2) Roots of a willow tree grow away from a moisture-rich region of the soil. (3) A polor bear sheds must of its fur during the coldest months of the winter. The answer ...

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by MIA6
Sat Nov 11, 2006 8:38 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: A question
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Re: tree pharmacology

... of medicines were derived from plants, and there are some alternative drugs that we know of that we arent even using EX: there is a chemicle in willow leaves that is equivelant to asprin, roguhly Yes Salycilic acic. Its name even come from the name of willow in latin. But it is much less efficient ...

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by canalon
Fri Aug 26, 2005 7:31 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Trees
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Views: 4765

tree pharmacology

... of medicines were derived from plants, and there are some alternative drugs that we know of that we arent even using EX: there is a chemicle in willow leaves that is equivelant to asprin, roguhly

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by ccljboy
Fri Aug 26, 2005 6:50 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Trees
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Views: 4765

Practical Exam Help required!

... bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), mountain cranberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), crowberry (Empetrum nigrum), willow (Salix spp.), red raspberry (Rubus idaeus), sheathed cottonsedge (Eriophorum vaginatum), bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum), sedges (Carex spp.), ...

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by b_d_41501
Mon Apr 25, 2005 10:17 pm
 
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Topic: Practical Exam Help required!
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