psyllium

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noun psyl·li·um \ ˈsi-lē-əm \

Definition of psyllium

:the seed of a fleawort (especially Plantago psyllium) that has the property of swelling and becoming gelatinous when moist and is used as a mild laxative called also psyllium seed

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Origin and Etymology of psyllium

New Latin psyllium, from Greek psyllion fleawort, from psylla


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psyllium

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noun psyl·li·um \ ˈsil-ē-əm \

medical Definition of psyllium

2 :psyllium seed; also :the husks of psyllium seed

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