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balsam of Tolu

noun balsam of To·lu \-tə-ˈlü\

Medical Definition of BALSAM OF TOLU

:  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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