[L. aristolochia fr Gr. aristolocheia, birthwort]
A large genus of over 500 plants, from a number of which derivatives are promoted as dietary supplements, e.g., A. manshuriensis (or Manchuriensis), guanmutong (kan-mokutsu); and A. serpentaria, Virginia snakeroot. Compounds derived from Aristolochia species cause fibrosis (scarring) of the kidneys and cancers of the urinary tract.
SEE: Balkan endemic nephropathy; SEE: Chinese herb nephropathy; SEE: mu tong
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Aristolochia. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760012/all/Aristolochia. Accessed May 31, 2023.
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