silk vine

noun

Medical Definition of silk vine

: a Eurasian woody nearly evergreen vine of the genus Periploca (P. graeca) with silky seeds that is a source of the glycosides periplocin and periplocymarin

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“Silk vine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/silk%20vine. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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