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agaric

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noun aga·ric \ˈag-ə-rik, ə-ˈgar-ik\

Medical Definition of agaric

  1. 1:  the dried fruit body of a mushroom (Fomes officinalis synonym Polyporus officinalis) formerly used in the treatment of excessive perspiration (as in the night sweats of tuberculosis)—called also

  2. 2:  a fungus of the family Agaricaceae and especially of the genus Agaricus




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