broom top

noun

Medical Definition of broom top

: the almost leafless branches of the Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius) that contain the alkaloid sparteine especially : these tops prepared for pharmaceutical use usually used in plural

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“Broom top.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/broom%20top. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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