Medical Dictionary

ferula

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noun fer·u·la \ˈfer-(y)ə-lə\

Medical Definition of ferula

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

  2. 2:  a plant of the genus Ferula


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