lignum

noun
lig·​num | \ ˈlig-nəm How to pronounce lignum (audio) \
plural lignums also ligna\ -​nə How to pronounce lignum (audio) \

Medical Definition of lignum

: woody tissue

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“Lignum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lignum. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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