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picrorhiza

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noun pic·ro·rhi·za \ ˌpik-rə-ˈrī-zə \

medical Definition of picrorhiza

:the dried rhizome of a Himalayan herb (Picrorhiza kurrooa) of the snapdragon family (Scrophulariaceae) that is used in India as a bitter tonic and antiperiodic

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