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sen·e·ga

(sen'e-gă),
The dried root of Polygala senega (family Polygalaceae), an herb of eastern and central North America; an expectorant.
Synonym(s): Seneca snakeroot
[Seneca, an Indian tribe]
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senega

(sĕn′ĭ-gə)
n.
The dried roots of the Seneca snakeroot, used medicinally as an expectorant.
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