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tabaco [1 record]

Record 1 2004-02-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Industrial Crops
  • Tobacco Industry
  • Cancers and Oncology
DEF

The dried leaves of a solanaceous plant [that] may be chewed, snuffed and, principally, smoked.

OBS

Tobacco is responsible for one third of deaths from cancer and causes 90% of lung cancers (chiefly due to cigarettes).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Culture des plantes industrielles
  • Industrie du tabac
  • Cancers et oncologie
DEF

Feuilles séchées de la plante de la famille des solanacées pouvant être mâchées, prisées mais surtout fumées.

OBS

Le tabac est responsable d'un tiers des décès par cancer et entraîne 90 % des cancers du poumon (essentiellement dus à la cigarette).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cultivo de plantas industriales
  • Industria tabacalera
  • Tipos de cáncer y oncología
DEF

Hojas de la planta del tabaco, que se secan para elaborar fundamentalmente cigarros y cigarrillos.

OBS

Su consumo causa cáncer de pulmón, así como otros tipos de cáncer y enfermedades.

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