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[After Pedanius Dioscorides, Roman physician and botanist, c. a.d. 40-90] A large genus of over 600 species of flowering plants, including several species, the yams (potato-like root vegetables used in many cultures as a source of dietary carbohydrates).
Venes, Donald, editor. "Dioscorea." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751661/all/Dioscorea_villosa.
Dioscorea. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751661/all/Dioscorea_villosa. Accessed October 13, 2019.
Dioscorea. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751661/all/Dioscorea_villosa
Dioscorea [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 13]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751661/all/Dioscorea_villosa.
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