convallaria

noun

con·​val·​lar·​ia ˌkän-və-ˈlar-ē-ə How to pronounce convallaria (audio)
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/convallaria. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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