Kandam, Kāṇḍaṃ: 2 definitions

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Kandam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Kāṇḍaṃ (काण्डं):—[kāṇḍaṃ/kāṇḍo] Bone, especially shaft of the bone. Dense connective tissue

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Kandam in India is the name of a plant defined with Abrus precatorius in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Abrus wittei Baker f. (among others).

2) Kandam is also identified with Artemisia sacrorum It has the synonym Artemisia sacrorum Ledeb. ex Hook. f..

3) Kandam is also identified with Aster molliusculus It has the synonym Aster molliusculus Wall. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences, Publie par la Société Philomatique de Paris (1817)
· Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou (1829)
· Verhandelingen van het bataviaasch genootschap van kunsten en wetenschappen (1790)
· J. Fla. Med. Assoc. (1978)
· Kew Bulletin (1970)
· Dissert. De Artem. (1775)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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