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ricinus

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noun ric·i·nus \ˈris-ən-əs\

Medical Definition of ricinus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of plants of the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae) that have large palmate leaves and flowers with numerous stamens and include the castor-oil plant (R. communis)

  2. 2:  any plant of the genus Ricinus


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