Medical Dictionary


noun hem·lock \ˈhem-ˌläk\

Medical Definition of HEMLOCK

a :  any of several poisonous herbs (as a poison hemlock or a water hemlock) of the carrot family (Umbelliferae) having finely cut leaves and small white flowers b :  conium 2
:  a drug or lethal drink prepared from the poison hemlock—compare coniine
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