frangula

noun
fran·​gu·​la | \ ˈfraŋ-gyə-lə How to pronounce frangula (audio) \

Medical Definition of frangula

: the bark of the alder buckthorn used in medicine especially formerly for its laxative properties

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“Frangula.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/frangula. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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