alseroxylon

noun

al·​ser·​ox·​y·​lon ˌal-sə-ˈräk-sə-ˌlän How to pronounce alseroxylon (audio)
: a complex extract from a rauwolfia (Rauvolfia serpentina) of the Indian subcontinent, Myanmar, Thailand, and Java that has a physiological action resembling but milder than that of reserpine

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“Alseroxylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/alseroxylon. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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