"Plantago" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A plant genus of the family Plantaginaceae. The small plants usually have a dense tuft of basal leaves and long, leafless stalks bearing a terminal spike of small flowers. The seeds, known as PSYLLIUM, swell in water and are used as laxatives. The leaves have been used medicinally.
- Plantago lanceolata
- English Plantain
- English Plantains
- Plantain, English
- Plantains, English
- Narrow-Leaved Plantain
- Narrow Leaved Plantain
- Narrow-Leaved Plantains
- Plantain, Narrow-Leaved
- Plantains, Narrow-Leaved
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