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angostura bark

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noun an·gos·tu·ra bark \ˌaŋ-gə-ˈst(y)u̇r-ə-\

Medical Definition of angostura bark

  1. :  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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