Betula

noun
Bet·​u·​la | \ ˈbech-ə-lə How to pronounce Betula (audio) \

Medical Definition of Betula

: a genus of trees and shrubs (family Betulaceae) of arctic and temperate regions of the northern hemisphere comprising the birches and including one (B. lenta) which is the source of birch oil

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“Betula.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Betula. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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