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nux vom·i·ca

npl  nux vomica  1  :  the poisonous seed of an Asian tree of the genus Strychnos (S. nux-vomica) that contains the alkaloids strychnine and brucine : also  :  the tree yielding nux vomica  2  :  a preparation or extract of nux vomica used as a drug .
 
 

 
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