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Medical Term:

Euphorbia pilulifera

Pronunciation: u-for'be-a pil'u-lif-er-a

Definition: A species of plant (family Euphorbiaceae); the dried herb used in asthma, coryza and other respiratory affections, in angina pectoris, and as an antispasmodic.

Synonym(s): asthma-weed2

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