(Science: botany) A kind of larkspur (Delphinium Staphysagria), and its seeds, which are violently purgative and emetic. They are used as a parasiticide, and in the East for poisoning fish.
Origin: Corrupted from NL. Staphis agria, Gr. Dried grape – wild.
You will also like...
Some of the body movements can be controlled at will, others cannot. The body has a motor program, which is the pattern ..
The cell is defined as the fundamental, functional unit of life. Some organisms are comprised of only one cell whereas o..
It only takes one biological cell to create an organism. A single cell is able to keep itself functional through its 'mi..
Plants in lentic habitats have features not found in terrestrial plants. They acquired these features as they adapt to t..
Learn about the general structure of a eukaryotic gene, the transcription factors, and post-transcriptional regulation....