n : a genus of ferns (family Polypodiaceae) with delicate palmately branched fronds comprising the maidenhair ferns and including two No. American forms (A. pedatum and the Venushair A. capillus-veneris) that have been used in the preparation of expectorants and demulcents .
Similar sounding terms: ad·e·no·tome ad·e·not·o·my
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