scoparius

noun
sco·​par·​i·​us | \ skō-ˈpar-ē-əs How to pronounce scoparius (audio) \

Medical Definition of scoparius

: the dried tops of the Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius) containing the alkaloid sparteine and formerly used as a diuretic

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“Scoparius.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/scoparius. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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