ginkgo biloba

A tree native to China. Substances taken from the leaves and seeds have been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. Ginkgo biloba has been studied in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, certain blood vessel diseases, and memory loss. It may cause bleeding or high blood pressure when used with certain drugs. Also called ginkgo and maidenhair tree.

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  • Ginkgo biloba — Ginkgo Älterer Ginkgobaum (Ginkgo biloba) Systematik Unterreich: Gefäßpflanzen (Tracheobionta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ginkgo Biloba — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ginkgo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ginkgo biloba — Ginkgo Gink go, n.; pl. {Ginkgoes}. [Chin., silver fruit.] (Bot.) A large ornamental tree ({Ginkgo biloba}) from China and Japan, belonging to the Yew suborder of {Conifer[ae]}. Its leaves are so like those of some maidenhair ferns, that it is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ginkgo Biloba — árbol oriental cuyas hojas son muy utilizadas por su elevado contenido en flavonoides, ginkgolidos y otras sustancias antioxidantes e inhibidoras del factor de agregación plaquetaria monografía [véase… …   Diccionario médico

  • Ginkgo biloba — This article is about the tree. For the Goethe poem, see Gingo biloba. Ginkgo biloba Temporal range: 49.5–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Ginkgo biloba — Para el compuesto farmacológico, véase Ginkgo biloba (farmacología).   Ginkgo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ginkgo biloba — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ginkgo. Ginkgo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ginkgo biloba — dviskiautis ginkmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Ginkmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaistinis augalas (Ginkgo biloba), paplitęs Azijoje, kitur – auginamas. Jo sėklos valgomos. atitikmenys: lot. Ginkgo biloba angl. ginkgo;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Ginkgo biloba — noun deciduous dioecious Chinese tree having fan shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds; exists almost exclusively in cultivation especially as an ornamental street tree • Syn: ↑ginkgo, ↑gingko, ↑maidenhair tree • Hypernyms: ↑gymnospermous tree *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ginkgo biloba — A tall ornamental deciduous tree of the family Ginkgoaceae with distinctive bilobed fan shaped leaves; female trees bear edible seeds surrounded by a fleshy covering that when ripe smells strongly of butyric acid; native to China, but extinct in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ginkgo biloba — maidenhair tree maidenhair tree n. A deciduous dioecious gymnospermous Chinese tree ({Ginkgo biloba}) having fan shaped leaves and fleshy yellow seeds, also called the {ginkgo}; it exists almost exclusively in cultivation esp. as an ornamental… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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