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psyllium seed

noun

medical Definition of psyllium seed

:the seed of a fleawort (especially Plantago psyllium) that has the property of swelling and becoming gelatinous when moist and is used as a mild laxative called also fleaseed, plantago seed, psyllium; see metamucil

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