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Description

A genus of BROWN ALGAE in the family Laminariaceae. Dried pencil-like pieces may be inserted in the cervix where they swell as they absorb moisture, serving as osmotic dilators. [1]

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PSIID [2]

10876190
NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) [1]

M0012191 ( Laminaria )

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Laminaria

PSIID [2]

11211611
NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) [1]

M0012192 ( Laminaria Tents )

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Laminaria Tents

PSIID [2]

10380195
NLM Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) [1]

M0445665 ( Laminaria japonica )

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Kombu

Laminaria japonica

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Last Update : 2018-12-19 | Date Created : 2014-04-17