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Any plant of the genus Urtica, esp. U. dioica. The sawtoothed leaves contain hairs that secrete a fluid that irritates the skin. Extracts from nettles are used as herbal remedies to treat allergic rhinitis and kidney stones and for their diuretic effects. SYN: SEE: stinging nettle
Venes, Donald, editor. "Nettle." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749265/all/stinging_nettle.
Nettle. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749265/all/stinging_nettle. Accessed September 20, 2019.
Nettle. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749265/all/stinging_nettle
Nettle [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 20]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749265/all/stinging_nettle.
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