rauwolfia

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antihypertensive consisting of an alkaloid extracted from the plant Rauwolfia serpentina (trade names Raudixin or Rau-Sed or Sandril or Serpasil) Rau-Sed , Raudixin , reserpine , Sandril , Serpasil
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 rauvolfia , rauwolfia
any of several alkaloids extracted from the shrub Rauwolfia serpentina rauwolfia
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