What does astragalus mean?

astragalus meaning in General Dictionary

The ankle bone or hock bone the bone tissue of this tarsus which articulates using tibia on ankle

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  • big genus of yearly or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate areas; biggest genus in family Leguminosae
  • the bone in the ankle that articulates using the leg bones to make the ankle joint
  • The foot bone, or hock bone tissue; the bone tissue regarding the tarsus which articulates because of the tibia at the foot.
  • A genus of papilionaceous flowers, of the tribe Galegeae, containing numerous types, two which are known as, in English, milk vetch and licorice vetch. Gum tragacanth is gotten from different oriental types, particularly the A. gummifer and A. verus.
  • See Astragal, 1.

astragalus - German to English

yellow leader [Astragalus propinquus, syn.: Astragalus membranaceus; pharm. name: Astragali radix]

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  • yellow frontrunner [Astragalus propinquus, syn.: Astragalus membranaceus; pharm. title: Astragali radix]
  • astragalus [Os trigonum, Astragalus]

astragalus meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The foot bone tissue, or hock bone tissue; the bone tissue of tarsus which articulates aided by the tibia within foot.

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  • (letter.) A genus of papilionaceous flowers, of the tribe Galegeae, containing numerous types, two of which are known as, in English, milk vetch and licorice vetch. Gum tragacanth is obtained from different oriental types, especially the A. gummifer and A. verus.

Sentence Examples with the word astragalus

Aphylla, Astragalus leontinus, Daphne striata, Eryngium alpinum, Bupleurum stellatum, Androsace helvetica, A.

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