pomegranate

Definition / meaning of pomegranate

A subtropical shrub or tree. Juice from the fruit may contain substances that decrease or slow the rise of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels. It is being studied for its ability to delay or prevent recurrent prostate cancer. The scientific name is Punica granatum.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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