Metopium

noun
Me·​to·​pi·​um | \ mə-ˈtō-pē-əm How to pronounce Metopium (audio) \

Medical Definition of Metopium

: a genus of trees and shrubs of the cashew family (Anacardiaceae) that includes the poisonwood (M. toxiferum) of southern Florida and the West Indies

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“Metopium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Metopium. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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