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Sauropus androgynus

Pronunciation: saw'ro-pus an-droj'e-nus

Definition: an Asian shrub the leaves of which are sometimes eaten cooked, but when used uncooked as an unproved appetite suppressant, causes bronchiolitis fibrosa obliterans.

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