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noun \ˈbä(l)m, New England also ˈbȧm\

Medical Definition of balm

  1. 1:  a balsamic resin; especially :  one from small tropical evergreen trees (genus Commiphora of the family Burseraceae)

  2. 2:  an aromatic preparation (as a healing ointment)

  3. 3:  a soothing restorative agency





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