cascara

(redirected from Cascar)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

cascara

 [kas-kar´ah] (Sp.)
bark.
cascara sagra´da dried bark of the shrub Rhamnus purshiana, used as a cathartic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cas·car·a sa·gra·da

the dried bark of Rhamnus purshiana (family Rhamnaceae); used as a laxative.
Synonym(s): cascara
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012