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scutellaria

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noun scu·tel·lar·ia \ˌsk(y)üt-ə-ˈlar-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of scutellaria

  1. 1 capitalized :  a very large widely distributed genus of herbs of the mint family (Labiatae)

  2. 2:  the dried aboveground portion of a plant of the genus Scutellaria (S. lateriflora) used especially formerly as a bitter tonic, antispasmodic, and stomachic


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