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balsam of Peru

noun balsam of Pe·ru \-pə-ˈrü\

Medical Definition of BALSAM OF PERU

:  a leguminous balsam from a tropical American tree (Myroxylon pereirae) used especially as an irritant and to promote wound healing—called also Peru balsam, Peruvian balsam
May 03, 2015
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