haematoxylon

noun

hae·​ma·​tox·​y·​lon -ˈtäk-sə-ˌlän How to pronounce haematoxylon (audio)
1
capitalized : a genus of tropical American bushy and usually thorny leguminous trees with clusters of small yellow flowers that include the logwood (H. campechianum)
2
: the wood or dye of logwood

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“Haematoxylon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/haematoxylon. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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