ulmus

noun
ul·​mus | \ ˈəl-məs How to pronounce ulmus (audio) \

Medical Definition of ulmus

: the dried inner bark of the slippery elm (Ulmus rubra synonym U. fulva) of North America used especially formerly as a demulcent and an emollient

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“Ulmus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ulmus. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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