Medical Dictionary


noun scam·mo·ny \ˈskam-ə-nē\
plural scam·mo·nies

Medical Definition of SCAMMONY

:  a twining plant of the genus Convolvulus (C. scammonia) of Asia Minor with a large thick root
a :  the dried root of scammony b :  a cathartic resin obtained from scammony
April 26, 2015
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excessively ornate or intricate
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