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hydnocarpus

noun hyd·no·car·pus \ -ˈkär-pəs \

medical Definition of hydnocarpus

1 capitalized :a genus of tropical trees (family Flacourtiaceae) of southeastern Asia having alternate leaves, small flowers, and capsular fruits of which several are sources of chaulmoogra oil and hydnocarpus oil
2 :any tree of the genus Hydnocarpus

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