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licorice

(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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Venes, Donald, editor. "Licorice." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739208/all/licorice.
Licorice. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739208/all/licorice. Accessed March 21, 2019.
Licorice. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739208/all/licorice
Licorice [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 21]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/739208/all/licorice.
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