Definition of Chittem bark

1. Noun. Dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chittem Bark

chiton
chitons
chitooligomer
chitooligomers
chitooligosaccharide
chitooligosaccharides
chitosamine
chitosan
chitosans
chitosome
chitotriosidase
chits
chittam bark
chittamwood
chitted
chittem bark (current term)
chitter
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chittering
chitterlings
chitters
chittier
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chittiest
chittimwood
chitting
chitty
chitupa
chitupas

Literary usage of Chittem bark

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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1889)
"... all commonly known as cascara sagrada, sacred bark, and chittem bark. The first two are best known, and are gathered indiscriminately ; are almost ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1896)
"The anglicised name "Sacred Bark" has also been applied to the drug, and the Scriptural term chittem bark was also employed in early days in some parts of ..."

3. Materia Medica and Therapeutics: Including Pharmacy and Pharmacology by Reynold Webb Wilcox (1917)
"659. CASCARA SAGRADA CASCARA SAGRADA. Synonyms.—Sacred Bark. chittem bark. Rhamnus Purshiana. The dried bark of Rhamnus Purshiana De Candolle (Fam. ..."

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