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sepia

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noun se·pia \ˈsē-pē-ə\

Medical Definition of sepia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus (the type of the family Sepiidae) of oval-bodied cephalopods that comprise the cuttlefishes and have a saclike organ containing a dark fluid and an internal shell mostly of calcium carbonate which has been used as an antacid and in tooth and polishing powders

  2. 2:  the inky secretion of a cuttlefish or a brown pigment from it




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