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aloe–emodin

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noun al·oe–em·o·din \ˌal-ō-ˈem-ə-dən\

Medical Definition of aloe–emodin

  1. :  an orange-yellow crystalline cathartic compound C15H10O5 obtained from aloes, rhubarb, and senna leaves


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