eugenia

noun
eu·​ge·​nia | \ yü-ˈjēn-yə, -ˈjē-nē-ə How to pronounce eugenia (audio) \

Medical Definition of eugenia

1 capitalized : a large genus of tropical trees and shrubs of the myrtle family (Myrtaceae) having aromatic leaves and including one (E. aromatica) that is the source of cloves
2 : any tree of the genus Eugenia

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“Eugenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/eugenia. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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