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hydrangea

noun hy·dran·gea \hī-ˈdrān-jə\

Medical Definition of HYDRANGEA

1
capitalized :  a large genus of widely distributed shrubs and one woody vine (family Saxifragaceae) with opposite leaves and showy clusters of usually sterile white, pink, or bluish flowers
2
:  any plant of the genus Hydrangea
3
:  the dried rhizome and roots of the wild plant of the genus Hydrangea (H. arborescens) formerly used in pharmacy as a diuretic

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