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  Definition of rauwolfia
  1. any shrub or small tree of the genus Rauwolfia having leaves in whorls and cymose flowers; yield substances used medicinally especially as emetics or purgatives or antihypertensives
  2. any of several alkaloids extracted from the shrub Rauwolfia serpentina
Similar Words: rauvolfia

 

Hyponyms: snakewood, Rauwolfia serpentina

 

Substance Meronyms: reserpine, Raudixin, Rau-Sed, Sandril, Serpasil

 

Member Meronyms: genus Rauwolfia, genus Rauvolfia

 

 
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