chaulmoogra oil(redirected from hydnocarpus oil)
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chaulmoogra oil[chȯl′mü·grə ‚ȯil]
Any of several fixed oils extracted from seeds of trees in the family Flacourtiaceae; widely used at one time to treat leprosy and other diseases.
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