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Introduction: Laminaria

Description of Laminaria

Laminaria: A genus of BROWN ALGAE in the family Laminariaceae. Dried pencil-like pieces may be inserted in the cervix where they swell as they absorb moisture, serving as osmotic dilators.
Source: MeSH 2007

Laminaria: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Laminaria:

  • Laminaria Tents

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Laminaria

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Laminaria

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