<botany> A genus of bulbous plants, natives of Southern Africa, named Haemanthus, of the Amaryllis family. The juice of H. Toxicarius is used by the Hottentots to poison their arrows.

Origin: From the colour of the flower.

(01 Mar 1998)

blood flow velocitymedical dictionary

A value equal to the total volume flow divided by the cross-sectional area of the vascular bed.

(12 Dec 1998)

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