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cyclamin

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noun cy·cla·min \ˈsī-klə-mən, ˈsik-lə-\

Medical Definition of cyclamin

  1. :  a white amorphous saponin constituting the active principle of the root of a cyclamen (Cyclamen europaeum) and formerly used as an emetic and purgative


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