Tampico jalap

noun

Tam·​pi·​co jalap tam-ˈpē-kō- How to pronounce Tampico jalap (audio)
: the dried root of a Mexican morning glory of the genus Ipomoea (I. simulans) or the powdered drug containing a resin prepared from it

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“Tampico jalap.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Tampico%20jalap. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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