Strychnos

noun

Strych·​nos ˈstrīk-nəs, -ˌnäs How to pronounce Strychnos (audio)
: a large genus of tropical trees and woody vines (family Loganiaceae) see curare, nux vomica, strychnine

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“Strychnos.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Strychnos. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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