Medical Dictionary

bryonia

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noun bry·o·nia \brī-ˈō-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of bryonia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of perennial Old World tendril-bearing vines (family Cucurbitaceae) with red or black fruit—see bryony

  2. 2:  the dried root of a bryony (Bryonia alba or B. dioica) used as a cathartic


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