Definitions for xanthorhiza
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a genus of shrubby ranunculaceous plants of North America, including only the species Xanthorhiza apiifolia, which has roots of a deep yellow color; yellowroot. The bark is intensely bitter, and is sometimes used as a tonic
Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. xanqo`s yellow + "ri`za root.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE. Members contain isoquinoline alkaloids.
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