(lik′(ĕ-)rish )

(lik′(ĕ-)ris)
[Ult. fr glycyrrhiza]
An extract of the dried root of Glycyrrhiza glabra used as a flavoring agent, demulcent, and mild expectorant. Ingestion of large amounts of licorice can cause retention of salt, excessive loss of potassium in the urine, and elevated blood pressure.
SEE: Glycyrrhiza

Chinese licorice

SEE: Glycyrrhiza uralensis.

deglycyrrhizinated licorice

ABBR: DGL An herbal remedy for peptic ulcers made from licorice from which the glycosidic acid has been removed.

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