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Toxicodendron

 [tok″sĭ-ko-den´dron]
Rhus.
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Toxicodendron

(tok'si-kō-den'dron),
A genus of poisonous plants (family Anacardiaceae), also known as Rhus, with smooth fruits and foliage that contain urushiol, which produces a contact dermatitis (Rhus dermatitis); species include poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans), poison oak (Toxicodendron diversilobum), and poison sumac (Toxicodendron vernix)
[toxico- + G. dendron, tree]
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Tox·i·co·den·dron

(tok'si-kō-den'dron)
A genus of poisonous plants (also known as Rhus) with fruits and foliage that contain urushiol, which produces a contact dermatitis (rhus dermatitis); species include poison ivy (T. radicans), poison oak (T. diversilobum), and poison sumac (T. vernix).
[toxico- + G. dendron, tree]
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