Medical Definition of podophyllum
1 capitalized : a small genus of herbs (family Berberidaceae) that have poisonous rootstocks and large fleshy sometimes edible berries
2plural podo·phyl·li \-ˈfil-ˌī\play or podo·phyllums : the dried rhizome and rootlet of the mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum) that is used as a caustic or as a source of the more effective podophyllin
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