ipomea

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i·po·me·a

(ī-pō-mē'ă),
The dried root of Ipomoea orizabensis (family Convolvulaceae).
See also: ipomea resin.
Synonym(s): orizaba jalap root
[G. ips (ip-), a worm, + homoios, like]

ipomea

[ipəmē′ə]
a resin prepared from the dried root of Ipomoea orizabensis, formerly used as a cathartic.