Medical Dictionary

Umbelliferae

noun pl Um·bel·lif·er·ae \ˌəm-bə-ˈlif-ə-ˌrē\

Definition of UMBELLIFERAE

:  a large family of often fragrant or aromatic plants (order Umbellales) that have small flowers borne in umbels and include numerous economically important plants (as the carrot, anise, caraway, dill, and parsley)
um·bel·li·fer \əm-ˈbel-ə-fər\ noun
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