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Medical Term:

leptandra

Pronunciation: lep-tan'dra

Definition: Dried rhizome and roots of Veronicastrum virginicum (family Serophulariaceae). Indigenous to North America. Formerly used as a cathartic.

Synonym(s): black root, Culver root

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