gel·​se·​mi·​um jel-ˈsē-mē-əm How to pronounce gelsemium (audio)
capitalized : a small genus of woody vines (family Loganiaceae) of Asia and the southern United States that include the yellow jessamine (G. sempervirens)
plural gelsemiums or gelsemia -mē-ə How to pronounce gelsemium (audio) : the root of the yellow jessamine formerly used in medicine

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“Gelsemium.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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