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manna

noun man·na \ˈman-ə\

Medical Definition of MANNA

1
:  the sweetish dried exudate of a European ash (especially Fraxinus ornus) that contains mannitol and has been used as a laxative and demulcent
2
:  a product that is similar to manna and is excreted by a scale insect (Trabutina mannipara) feeding on the tamarisk

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