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Pronunciation: ko-nes'e

Definition: The bark of Holarrhena antidysenterica (family Apocynaceae), an Indian tree; used as an astringent and to treat dysentery and amebiasis.

Synonym(s): kurchi bark

[E. Ind.]

See Also: conessine

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