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taraxacum

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noun ta·rax·a·cum \tə-ˈrak-sə-kəm\

Medical Definition of taraxacum

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of chiefly weedy perennial composite herbs which includes the dandelions

  2. 2:  the dried rhizome and roots of a dandelion (T. officinale) used as a diuretic, a tonic, and an aperient


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