coca

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Synonyms for coca

a South American shrub whose leaves are chewed by natives of the Andes

United States comedienne who starred in early television shows with Sid Caesar (1908-2001)

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dried leaves of the coca plant (and related plants that also contain cocaine)

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Kaempferol (rhamnosyl) glucoside, a new flavonol from Erythroxylum coca var.
Cocaine from the coca plant, Erythroxylum coca, has served as a model for the synthesis of a number of local anesthetics, such as procaine.
Sobre la base de sus altas concentraciones de hierro y vitamina C, el objetivo del presente trabajo fue evaluar el efecto del extracto etanolico de Erythroxylum coca spp.
Aunque se consideraba que las plantas de coca correspondian a una sola especie domesticada, con base en estudios fitoquimicos y tradicionales (morfologicos, ecologicos y biogeograficos) actualmente se reconocen dos especies; Erythroxylum coca Lam.