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physiotherapy
  • n  therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities
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physique
  • n  constitution of the human body
  • n  alternative names for the body of a human being
    he has a strong physique
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physostegia
  • n  any of various plants of the genus Physostegia having sessile linear to oblong leaves and showy white or rose or lavender flowers
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physostegia virginiana
  • n  North American plant having a spike of two-lipped pink or white flowers
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physostigma venenosum
  • n  tropical African woody vine yielding calabar beans
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physostigmine
  • n  used in treatment of Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma
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phytelephas macrocarpa
  • n  a stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nuts
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phytochemical
  • n  a chemical substance obtained from plants that is biologically active but not nutritive
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phytochemist
  • n  a chemist who specializes in the chemistry of plants
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phytochemistry
  • n  the branch of organic chemistry dealing with the chemistry of plants
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phytohormone
  • n  (botany) a plant product that acts like a hormone
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phytolacca americana
  • n  tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
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phytolacca dioica
  • n  fast-growing herbaceous evergreen tree of South America having a broad trunk with high water content and dark green oval leaves
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phytolaccaceae
  • n  chiefly tropical herbaceous plants (including shrubs and trees) with racemose flowers: genera Phytolacca, Agdestis, Ercilla, Rivina, Trichostigma
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