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aralia

noun ara·lia \ ə-ˈrā-lē-ə, -lyə \

medical Definition of aralia

1 capitalized :a large genus (family Araliaceae) of widely distributed often aromatic herbs, shrubs, and trees with compound leaves and umbellate flowers that includes some with medicinal properties
2 :a plant of the genus Aralia
3 :the dried rhizome and roots of the American spikenard (Aralia racemosa) used as a diaphoretic and aromatic

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