Lithospermum

noun
Lith·​o·​sper·​mum | \ ˌlith-ə-ˈspər-məm How to pronounce Lithospermum (audio) \

Medical Definition of Lithospermum

: a genus of herbs of the borage family (Boraginaceae) having polished white stony nutlets and including one (L. ruderale) used by some American Indians to make a tea held to prevent conception

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“Lithospermum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Lithospermum. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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