Artemisia annua

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Ar·te·mi·sia an·nu·a

(ar'tĕ-mis'ē an'yū-a),
A plant in the family Compositae from which an antimalarial and antischistosomal drug is produced.
See also: artemisinin.
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Artemisia annua

A Chinese herb used as a source of artesunate (an antimalarial drug).
See also: Artemisia
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