Medical Dictionary

barilla

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noun ba·ri·lla \bə-ˈrēl-yə, -ˈrē-(y)ə\

Medical Definition of barilla

  1. 1:  an Algerian plant (Halogeton souda) formerly burned as a source of sodium carbonate

  2. 2:  an impure sodium carbonate made from the ashes of barillas and formerly used especially in making soap and glass


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