serpentaria

noun
ser·​pen·​tar·​ia | \ ˌsər-pən-ˈtar-ē-ə How to pronounce serpentaria (audio) \

Medical Definition of serpentaria

: the dried rhizome and roots of the Virginia snakeroot or the Texas snakeroot used in pharmacology especially as a bitter tonic

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“Serpentaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/serpentaria. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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