triticum

noun
trit·​i·​cum | \ ˈtrit-i-kəm \

Medical Definition of triticum

1 capitalized : a genus of cereal grasses including the wheats
2 : the dried rhizome of the quack grass used especially formerly as a diuretic and to treat cystitis

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