betel nut


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Synonyms for betel nut

seed of betel palm

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Most of the rural people we visited are subsistence farmers and traders of betel nut, tropical fruits and a multitude of vegetables.
Presence of phenolic compounds like hydroxychavicol and safrole, and phytochemicals like tannins, gallic acid, catechin, []-sitosterol, gum and amino acids have been reported in betel nut (Wang et al.
One by one groups of girls, betel nut dye on their faces and feathers in their hair, and bands of adolescent boys, shells dancing and chattering around their necks, take turns to act out traditional dances.
If they spit the betel nuts with discipline, then there will be no issues," said Mar Mar Phyu, a betel nut seller.
Covariates such as age, sex, smoking status, and betel nut chewing were compared between followed-up and nonparticipating cases, as well as persistent cases and recovered cases at follow-up, using Fisher's exact test for categorical variables, Welch's t-test for normally distributed variables, and Wilcoxon rank-sum test with continuity correction for non-normally distributed continuous variables.
But if you go to the Indian sub-continent it makes up about 40pc because they have this habit of chewing the Betel nut which is an initiator of mouth cancer.
Those most at risk from mouth cancer are smokers and drinkers over 40, but it also hits ethnic communities hard, especially those from the Indian sub-continent who use chewing tobacco or betel nut.
Information was compiled on each patient's age, sex, indication for surgery, type of surgical procedure, and history of tobacco, alcohol, or betel nut use.
How will governments protect biodiversity if microbes are developed to kill other unpopular and regulated crops, like tobacco, kava, betel nut palm, peyote, ayahuasca or hops?
Researchers have found chomping on the betel nut, a mild stimulant, alleviates the worst symptoms of the illness.
At last, with the exception of the wife and sons of the deceased all of them receive a piece of betel nut and a betel leaf to eat.
Associating the betel nut with depressants such as alcohol, the expatriate managers banned the chewing of betel nut during work hours.
Tolerantly conforming to local custom, Richard chews betel nut and drinks with the locals.
5 percent used smokeless tobacco and 63 percent used betel nut regularly.