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co·pai·ba

(kō-pī'bă),
The oleoresin of Copaifera officinalis and other species of Copaifera (family Leguminosae), a South American plant; copaiba oil is used as an expectorant, diuretic, and stimulant.
Synonym(s): balsam of copaiba
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