Medical Term:

olibanum

Pronunciation: ō-lib′ă-nŭm

Definition: A gum resin from several trees of the genus Boswellia (family Burseraceae); used as a stimulant expectorant in bronchitis, for fumigations, and as incense.

Synonym(s): frankincense, thus

[Ar. al, the, + lubān, frankincense]

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