Definition of nux vomica

Definition of nux vomica
  1. nux vomica Noun The strychnine tree, "Strychnos nux-vomica", an evergreen tree found in southeastern Asia.
  2. nux vomica Noun The fruit of "Strychnos nux-vomica", which contains strychnine and brucine.
  3. nux vomica Noun A preparation made from the fruit of "Strychnos nux-vomica", traditionally used as a stimulant.
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