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Aconitum

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noun Ac·o·ni·tum \ˌak-ə-ˈnīt-əm\

Medical Definition of Aconitum

  1. :  a genus of poisonous herbs (family Ranunculaceae) found in temperate regions and having palmately divided leaves and very irregular blue, purple, or yellow flowers—see monkshood, wolfsbane




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