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 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 squillb: any plant of the genus Urginea
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