ferula

noun
fer·​u·​la | \ ˈfer-(y)ə-lə How to pronounce ferula (audio) \

Medical Definition of ferula

1 capitalized : a genus of Old World plants of the carrot family (Umbelliferae) yielding various gum resins (as galbanum and asafetida)
2 : a plant of the genus Ferula

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“Ferula.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ferula. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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