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arctostaphylos

noun arc·to·staph·y·los \ˌärk-(ˌ)tō-ˈstaf-ə-ləs, -ˌläs\

Medical Definition of ARCTOSTAPHYLOS

1
capitalized :  a genus of chiefly North American woody plants of the heath family (Ericaceae) with alternate evergreen leaves, nodding flowers, and fruits that are drupes
2
:  a plant (as the bearberry) of the genus Arctostaphylos

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