matricaria

noun
mat·​ri·​car·​ia | \ ˌma-trə-ˈkar-ē-ə How to pronounce matricaria (audio) \

Medical Definition of matricaria

1 capitalized : a genus of chiefly Old World aromatic herbs (family Compositae) that have heads with white ray flowers and yellow disk flowers and include one (M. recutita) that is a source of chamomile
2 plural matricaria or matricarias : any plant of the genus Matricaria

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“Matricaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/matricaria. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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