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balsam of Tolu

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noun balsam of To·lu \-tə-ˈlü\

Medical Definition of balsam of Tolu

  1. :  a balsam from a tropical American leguminous tree (Myroxylon balsamum) used especially as an expectorant and as a flavoring for cough syrups—called also tolu, tolu balsam




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