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Medical Term:

pennyroyal

Pronunciation: pen'e-roy'al

Definition: A name in alternative and complementary medicine given to Mentha pulegium (an aromatic pennyroyal), or to Hedeoma pulegeoides (American pennyroyal) (family Labiatae); an aromatic stimulant formerly used as an emmenagogue.

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