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noun ara·lia \ə-ˈrā-lē-ə, -lyə\

Medical Definition of ARALIA

capitalized :  a large genus (family Araliaceae) of widely distributed often aromatic herbs, shrubs, and trees with compound leaves and umbellate flowers that includes some with medicinal properties
:  a plant of the genus Aralia
:  the dried rhizome and roots of the American spikenard (Aralia racemosa) used as a diaphoretic and aromatic


June 30, 2015
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