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Medical Term:

algaroba

Pronunciation: al-gă-rō′bă

Definition: Ground meal of the fruit of Ceratonia siliqua; used in many regions as an adsorbent-demulcent in the treatment of diarrhea.

Synonym(s): carob flour, locust gum

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