Medical Dictionary


noun em·be·lia \em-ˈbēl-yə, -ˈbē-lē-ə\

Medical Definition of embelia

  1. 1 capitalized :  a large genus of Old World tropical woody vines (family Myrsinaceae) with alternate leaves and racemose flowers

  2. 2:  the dried powdered fruit of an Indian vine of the genus Embelia (E. ribes) that is used locally as a tapeworm remedy

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