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