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- n. A glycoside of hydroquinone, found in bearberry, that is used to treat some diseases of the urinary tract
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A glucoside (C24H32O14 + H2O) obtained from the bearberry (Arctostaphylos Uva-ursi) and other plants of the heath family.
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