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Aristolochia


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n. a genus of plants containing aristolochic acid, a nephrotoxin associated with progressive renal failure and a tendency to urothelial tumours. Species are associated with Balkan nephropathy (A. clematis) and Chinese herb nephropathy (A. fangchi).

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