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olive

noun ol·ive \ˈäl-iv, -əv\

Medical Definition of OLIVE

1
:  an Old World evergreen tree (Olea europaea of the family Oleaceae, the olive family) cultivated for its drupaceous fruit that is an important food and source of oil; also :  the fruit
2
:  an oval eminence on each ventrolateral aspect of the medulla oblongata that contains the inferior olive of the same side—called also olivary body
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