Pinus

noun
Pi·​nus | \ ˈpī-nəs How to pronounce Pinus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Pinus

: a large and economically important genus (the type of the family Pinaceae) of coniferous evergreen trees chiefly of temperate regions of the northern hemisphere that includes a number which yield products (as pine tar) with medicinal applications

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Pinus

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“Pinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pinus. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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