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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: yur'a-go'ga

Definition: A genus of tropical plants (family Rubiaceae). Uragoga ipecacuanha (Cephaelis ipecacuanha) is the source of Rio or Brazilian ipecac; Uragoga acuminata (C. acuminata) is the source of Cartagena, Nicaragua, or Panama ipecac.

Synonym(s): Cephaelis

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