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Pronunciation: grin-de'le-a

Definition: The dried leaves and flowering tops of Grindelia camporum, grindelia humilius, and G. squarrosa (family Compositae); used as an expectorant; a fluid extract has been used externally to treat rhus poisoning.

[David H. Grindel, German botanist, 1776–1836]

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