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embelia

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

medical Definition of embelia

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