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rau•wol•fi•a



Pronunciation: (rô-wool'fē-u, rou-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/rauwolfia.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. any tropical tree or shrub of the genus Rauwolfia, as R. serpentina, of India.
2. an extract from the roots of the rauwolfia, R. serpentina, containing alkaloids the most important of which is reserpine: used in medicine chiefly for the treatment of hypertension and as a sedative.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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