Betel nut: The nut of the Areca palm tree and an ingredient of betel nut quid, an addictive mix chewed in some Pacific and Asian cultures. Its use is associated with aggressive oral cancers affecting especially the inner lining of the cheeks and lips are the primary tumor sites. Other sites include the tongue, lower lip, tonsil and floor of the mouth.
Betel nut; Paans (the combination of Betel leaves, lime, & Areca catechu)
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How to Chew Betel Nut in Papua New Guinea. If you ever go to Papua New Guinea, the first thing you will notice is the brilliant red-stained teeth and lips of the local ...
BETEL NUT. The name betel is applied to two different plants, which in the East are very closely associated in the purposes to which they are applied.