Viscum album


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Viscum album - Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berriesViscum album - Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries; the traditional mistletoe of Christmas
genus Viscum, Viscum - type genus of the Viscaceae: Old World evergreen shrubs parasitic on many trees including oaks but especially apple trees, poplars, aspens and cottonwoods
parasitic plant - plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Kim, Diarylheptanoids and Flavonoids from Viscum album Inhibit LPS-Stimulated Production of Pro-inflammatory Cytokines in Bone Marrow-Derived Dendritic Cells, J.
DWI'N newydd ddod adref o Wlad Pwyl ac un o'r pethau sy'n amlwg iawn ar y coed yno erbyn hyn ydi'r uchelwydd (Viscum album; Mistletoe).
Mistletoe (Viscum album), from the Anglo-Saxon word misteltan, literally means "little dung twig", because the plant spreads though bird droppings.
Mistletoe extract (ME; Viscum album L.) was introduced in 1920 by Rudolf Steiner as an anticancer substance (9,10).
Earlier research has shown that the leaf of Viscum album contains choline, acetylcholine, lectins, polypeptides and polysaccharides.
Song et al., "Effect of gamma irradiation on mistletoe (Viscum album) lectin-mediated toxicity and immunomodulatory activity," Federation of European Biochemical Societies Open bio, vol.
MISTLETOE (VISCUM ALBUM) Is hanging mistletoe a tradition in your house?
Purification and characterization of four isoforms of Himalayan mistletoe ribosome-inactivating protein from Viscum album having unique sugar affinity.
sativum, Vigna radiate, Pisum sativum, Viscum album, Hordeum vulgare and Arabidopsis thaliana etc.
Viscum album fermentatum Pini (Viscum, equivalent to Iscador P, Weleda AG, Arlesheim, Switzerland) is one of several commercial Viscum album preparations and on the market since 1917.