Medical Dictionary

Chinese cinnamon

noun Chi·nese cinnamon \chī-ˌnēz-, -ˌnēs-\

Medical Definition of Chinese cinnamon

  1. 1:  the bark of a southeast Asian tree of the genus Cinnamomum (C. cassia) that is the source of cinnamon oil—called also cassia bark

  2. 2:  the tree that yields Chinese cinnamon

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