angostura bark

noun
an·​gos·​tu·​ra bark | \ ˌaŋ-gə-ˈst(y)u̇r-ə- How to pronounce angostura bark (audio) \

Medical Definition of angostura bark

: the aromatic bitter bark of either of two South American trees (Galipea officinalis and Cusparia trifoliata) of the rue family used especially formerly as a tonic and antipyretic

called also angostura

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“Angostura bark.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/angostura%20bark. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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