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urginea

noun ur·gin·ea \ər-ˈjin-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of URGINEA

1
capitalized :  a genus of bulbous herbs of the lily family native to the Old World and especially to the Mediterranean region—see squill 1a
2
a often capitalized :  squill for medicinal use composed of the sliced young bulbs of the squill (Urginea indica) of the Orient—used in the British Pharmacopoeia; called also Indian squill; compare white squill b :  any plant of the genus Urginea
April 25, 2015
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