urginea

noun
ur·gin·ea | \ ər-ˈjin-ē-ə \

Medical Definition of urginea 

1 capitalized : a genus of bulbous herbs of the lily family native to the Old World and especially to the Mediterranean region — see squill sense 1a

2a often capitalized : the sliced young bulb of an Asian plant of the genus Urginea (U. indica) with the same properties and uses as those of squill (U. maritima)

called also Indian squill

b : any plant of the genus Urginea

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