Aletris

noun
Al·​e·​tris | \ ˈal-ə-trəs How to pronounce Aletris (audio) \

Medical Definition of Aletris

: a small genus of bitter-rooted herbs (family Liliaceae) found in eastern North America and Asia and including one (A. farinosa) used especially formerly to treat a variety of ailments

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“Aletris.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Aletris. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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