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Medical Term:

zea

Pronunciation: ze'a

Definition: The styles and stigmas of Zea mays (family Gramineae), Indian corn; formerly used as a diuretic and antispasmodic.

Synonym(s): cornsilk

[Mod. L. maize]

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