Astragalus

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Synonyms for Astragalus

large genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate regions

the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint

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To determine the purity of YTE, astragaloside IV, the quantitative indicator and main effective components of Astragali Radix that described in China Pharmacopoeia 2010, was used as the standard.
Modern whales have only vestiges of leg bones and lack astragali.
Reduction of noise-stress-induced physiological damage by radices of Astragali and Rhodiolae: glycogen lactic acid and cholesterol contents in liver of the rat.
A study of cattle astragali from archaeological sites of western Asia has detected the gradual development of distinctive cattle breeds throughout the 3rd and 2nd millennia BC, followed by an episode of rapid change at the end of the 2nd millennium, that is at the end of the Late Bronze Age (Buitenhuis 1984: 216).
Hubner devotes separate chapters to individual games that include hide-and-seek and sandbox games, games played by the gods, games played with animals, ball games, astragali, dice, board games, tops, disks with two holes (iunx), dolls, role-playing, and weight-lifting.
Chemical and biological assessment of a Chinese herbal decoction containing Astragali Radix and Angeiicae Sinensis Radix: determination of drug ratio in having optimized properties.
A different type of offering is indicated by the marked over-representation of astragali, mostly unburnt, at the sanctuary of the Kabeiroi near Thebes (Boessneck 1973) and at Zeytin Tepe (Zimmermann 1993), while indirect evidence for some form of offering is provided by unburnt assemblages, with obvious under-representation of thigh and tail bones, from the Heraion at Samos (Boessneck & von den Driesch 1988) and the temple of Athena Alea at Tegea (Vila 2000).
The protective effects of Radix Astragali and Rhizoma Ligustici chuanxiong on endothelial dysfunction in type 2 diabetic patients with microalbuminuria.
In a book entitled Neiwaishang Bianhuo Lun in 1247 AD, DBT1247, contains Radix Angelicae Sinensis (Danggui, RAS) and Radix Astragali (Huangqi, RA) in a weight ratio of 5:1, was first described by Li Dongyuan in China (Yi et al.
In fact, the 8th-century astragali from Pella, Jordan (Kohler-Rollefson 1989: 146) - possibly remains of hybrids - occupy a similar, transitional position between dromedary and Bactrian males as two of the Szekszard individuals among what seems to be the group of females.
Effects of astragali radix on the growth of different cancer cell lines.
An Indus-type long die was found at Altyn-depe and Sarianidi (1993a:: 34-5, plate VIIf) has published a number of awkward conical `pawns' from Gonur are parallel pieces reported from Bactria (Sarianidi 1993b: 16, figure 17) but the only evidence Hiebert cites for possible board-games at Gonur are some bone and stone astragali (p.
Astragali Radix (AR) has been used for over 2000 years in China for the enrichment of "Qi".
The astragali (a larger sample) imply a figure of about 1% (one in 114 specimens).