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cantharis

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noun can·tha·ris \ˈkan(t)-thə-rəs\

Medical Definition of cantharis

plural cantharides \kan-ˈthar-ə-ˌdēz\play

  1. 1:  spanish fly 1

  2. 2cantharides plural but singular or plural in construction :  a preparation of dried beetles and especially Spanish flies that contains cantharidin and is used in medicine as a blister-producing agent and formerly as an aphrodisiac—called also




Cantharis

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noun Can·tha·ris \ˈkan(t)-thə-rəs\

Medical Definition of Cantharis

taxonomic synonym of lytta


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