Medical Dictionary


noun del·phin·i·um \del-ˈfin-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of DELPHINIUM

capitalized :  a large genus of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) that comprises chiefly perennial herbs with divided leaves and flowers in showy spikes and includes several especially of the western United States that are toxic to grazing animals and especially cattle—see larkspur, stavesacre
:  any plant of the genus Delphinium

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