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  • adjective Derived from a plant of the family Aristolochiaceae

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  • Also on the list as a known carcinogen is a botanical agent called aristolochic acids, shown to cause high rates of bladder or upper urinary tract cancer in people with kidney or renal disease.

    Government lists formaldehyde as cancer causer

  • Also on the list as a known carcinogen is a botanical agent called aristolochic acids, shown to cause high rates of bladder or upper urinary tract cancer in people with kidney or renal disease.

    Government lists formaldehyde as cancer causer

  • There's also another alternative out there as well, known as aristolochic acid.

    CNN Transcript Jan 21, 2004

  • Their leaves are chemically protected from insects and other animals, laced with a toxic alkaloid compound called aristolochic acid.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Her health was ruined after taking the pills, which were advertised as safe and natural but in fact contained a banned and harmful substance called aristolochic acid.

    Home | Mail Online

  • TUESDAY, Dec. 22 (HealthDay News) -- New research links a carcinogen known as aristolochic acid, which is found in some Chinese herbal products, including guan mu-tong, to a higher risk of urinary tract cancer.

    Forbes.com: News

  • TUESDAY, Dec. 22 (HealthDay News) -- New research links a carcinogen known as aristolochic acid, which is found in some Chinese herbal products, including guan mu-tong, to a higher risk of urinary tract cancer.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • TUESDAY, Dec. 22 (HealthDay News) -- New research links a carcinogen known as aristolochic acid, which is found in some Chinese herbal products, including guan mu-tong, to a higher risk of urinary tract cancer.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • TUESDAY, Dec. 22 (HealthDay News) -- New research links a carcinogen known as aristolochic acid, which is found in some Chinese herbal products, including guan mu-tong, to a higher risk of urinary tract cancer.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • TUESDAY, Dec. 22 (HealthDay News) -- New research links a carcinogen known as aristolochic acid, which is found in some Chinese herbal products, including guan mu-tong, to a higher risk of urinary tract cancer.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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