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aspidosperma

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noun as·pi·do·sper·ma \ˌas-pə-(ˌ)dō-ˈspər-mə\

Medical Definition of aspidosperma

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of tropical American trees or rarely shrubs of the dogbane family that includes the white quebracho

  2. 2:  the dried bark of the quebracho (Aspidosperma quebracho) used as a respiratory sedative in dyspnea and in asthma—called also quebracho bark


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