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Castor oil

Introduction: Castor oil

Description of Castor oil

Castor oil: a purgative extracted from the seed of the castor plant; used in paint and varnish as well as medically.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Castor oil: Oil obtained from seeds of Ricinus communis that is used as a cathartic and as a plasticizer.
Source: Diseases Database

Castor oil: Oil obtained from seeds of Ricinus communis that is used as a cathartic and as a plasticizer.
Source: MeSH 2007

Castor oil: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Castor oil

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Castor oil

The following list attempts to classify Castor oil into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • aperient,cathartic,physic,purgative
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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