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con•tra•yer•va



Pronunciation: (kon"tru-yûr'vu), [key]
n.
the root of certain tropical American plants of the genus Dorstenia, of the mulberry family, esp. D. contrajerva, used as a stimulant, diaphoretic, etc.

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