Actaea

noun
Ac·​taea | \ ak-ˈtē-ə How to pronounce Actaea (audio) \

Medical Definition of Actaea

: a small genus of white-flowered herbs of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae) comprising the baneberries and having acrid poisonous berries

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“Actaea.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Actaea. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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