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chelidonium

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noun chel·i·do·ni·um \ˌkel-ə-ˈdō-nē-əm\

Medical Definition of chelidonium

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of yellow-flowered herbs of the poppy family (Papaveraceae) that have yellowish acrid juice and include the celandine

  2. 2:  a preparation of celandine (Chelidonium majus) used especially formerly as a diuretic


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