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asarum

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noun as·a·rum \ˈas-ə-rəm\

Medical Definition of asarum

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of herbs (family Aristolochiaceae) that are native to temperate regions of the northern hemisphere, have pungent aromatic roots and dull-colored flowers, and include the wild ginger

  2. 2:  the dried rhizome and roots of wild ginger used as aromatic bitters and as a flavoring agent




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