red clover

Pronunciation: (red KLOH-ver)

Trifolium pratense. A plant with flowers that has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It is being studied in the relief of menopausal symptoms and may have anticancer effects. Also called purple clover, Trifolium pratense, and wild clover.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2003-08-24 Date last modified: 2007-02-20