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cascara

 [kas-kar´ah] (Sp.)
bark.
cascara sagra´da dried bark of the shrub Rhamnus purshiana, used as a cathartic.

cas·car·a sa·gra·da

the dried bark of Rhamnus purshiana (family Rhamnaceae); used as a laxative.
Synonym(s): cascara
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