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Botany

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Medical definition of botany:

The science which treats of plants in all their relations.

Usage examples for botany:

  • For instance, botany mechanics, and astronomy, reading, writing, arithmetic, natural history, and some simple experiments in natural philosophy, might fill up the day; but these pursuits should never encroach on gymnastic plays in the open air. "Mary Wollstonecraft, – Elizabeth Robins Pennell"
  • He occupied his spare hours, which were but few, in the pursuit of botany scouring the neighbourhood to collect plants. "Self Help, – Samuel Smiles"

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betula

A genus of trees or shrubs of the order Betulaceae, birch, yielding an oil containing methyl salicylate, and employed internally and externally to meet the same indications as oil of wintergreen; see oleum betulae. ...

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