plum·​ba·​gin ˌpləm-ˈbā-jən How to pronounce plumbagin (audio)
: a yellow crystalline phenolic compound C11H8O3 with antibacterial and medicinal properties that occurs especially in the roots of shrubs (genus Plumbago) of the legume family

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“Plumbagin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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