convallaria

noun
con·​val·​lar·​ia | \ ˌkän-və-ˈlar-ē-ə How to pronounce convallaria (audio) \

Medical Definition of convallaria

1 capitalized : a genus of plants of the lily family (Liliaceae) that includes the lily of the valley (C. majalis)
2 : the dried rhizome and roots of the lily of the valley that contain several cardioactive glycosides

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“Convallaria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/convallaria. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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