Amaranthus

noun
Am·​a·​ran·​thus | \ ˌam-ə-ˈran(t)-thəs How to pronounce Amaranthus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Amaranthus

: a large genus of coarse herbs (family Amaranthaceae, the amaranth family) including some which produce pollen that is an important hay fever allergen

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“Amaranthus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Amaranthus. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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