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Synonyms for betel

Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians

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This association, too, is independent of the tobacco content in betel quid.
Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is associated with betel quid (tobacco) chewing.
The objective of this study includes isolating and identification of bacteria present in the oral region and to study the antibacterial activity of betel leaf extract against bacteria isolated.
No wonder a betel leaf in Pakistan costs over ` 20- 30 depending on the availability in the market.
In our case, the etiological factors were both chronic irritation by continuous betel and betel-nut chewing with tobacco and repeated low grade trauma by pushing of palate upward with tongue.
Mary Alice Martin, from Betel UK, said: "The 1940s theme continues not only through the decor of the cafe, but on the menu as well.
For the first row, 4 boiled and 4 uncooked eggs (eight altogether), bunched of 8 ketupat, 8 sungki tied together with red threads, one cubit (small bowl for the telaga piring) in one plate and small cash (as a token for the men who are performing the miring and bebian (prayer) ceremony, and red threads; daun rukuk apimg and tobacco in one saucer; 8 chopped betel nut pieces, roll of 8 sirih and 8 gambier leaves tied in red threads in one saucer; boiled rice in one saucer; and salt in one saucer.
Tunbol is the Sanskrit word for betel pepper, a vine that is widely found throughout Asia and valued as a mild stimulant.
Welcome to the principles of Betel, a Spanish-based worldwide charity set up to help the helpless to help themselves.
Arecaceae) (local name: supari) is more commonly known as the areca palm or betel nut palm because its fruit is chewed often with betel leaf.
Employees also told of their local food donation partner, Betel of Britain.
However, while these boxes might have served multiple purposes, they are actually all betel boxes, dating from the late 19th or early 20th century.
The FBR has increased customs duty on betel nuts from 15 percent to 20 percent and betel leaves from Rs 200/kg to Rs 300/kg to discourage their use on account of adverse health effects.
Detailed demographic data, regarding age, gender, marital status, ethnicity, religion, socioeconomic status along with habits, betel quid, tobacco chewing / smoking, alcohol and dietary habits was recorded.
Betel quid ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) is first chewed by new immigrants to Taiwan to cure jungle fever, and becomes a habitual practice of Taiwanese, especially middle-aged men with lower education background, meager salary(NTD20,000~40,000) and aborigines.