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Glossary: pomegranate, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

pomegranate

(PAH-meh-GRA-nut)

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.

2003-07-26

2008-01-10