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1) tonic. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...tonic, in music: see harmony; key; scale; tonality....

2) tonic sol-fa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...tonic sol-fa, see musical notation....

3) tonality. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Some relationship to a tonic is characteristic of all music except that in which it is deliberately avoided (see atonality and serial music). The term tonality is...

4) quassia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The extract containing complex terpenoid compounds called quassinoids is used medicinally as a bitter tonic and a pinworm remedy; it is also used in insecticides,...

5) angostura bark. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...South American trees (Galipea officinalis and Cusparia felorifuga) of the rue family. Formerly valued as a tonic and quinine substitute, it is now used in angostura...

6) cadence. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The reverse order of tonic to dominant is a half cadence, or imperfect. 1See W. Piston, Harmony (3d ed. 1962). 2...

7) elecampane. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Old World herb, Inula helenium, of the family Asteraceae (aster family), naturalized in America and sometimes cultivated in gardens. It has showy yellow-rayed flowers...

8) nux vomica. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Strychnos nux-vomica, a tree that grows in Sri Lanka, India, and N Australia. The dried seeds contain strychnine and brucine, both colorless crystalline alkaloids,...

9) pipsissewa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The pipsissewas, closely related to the wintergreens, have thick, shiny leaves and pinkish or white flowers. C. umbellata is the common species of North America;...

10) tansy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Tanacetum vulgare) of the family Asteraceae (aster family), native to Europe but naturalized in North America. It was long cultivated for its ornamental foliage and...

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