arctostaphylos

noun
arc·to·staph·y·los | \ˌärk-(ˌ)tō-ˈstaf-ə-ləs, -ˌläs \

Medical Definition of arctostaphylos 

1 capitalized : a genus of chiefly North American woody plants of the heath family (Ericaceae) with alternate evergreen leaves, nodding flowers, and fruits that are drupes

2 : a plant (as the bearberry) of the genus Arctostaphylos

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