\mˈalə͡ʊz], \mˈaləʊz], \m_ˈa_l_əʊ_z]\
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A wild plant, the roots and leaves of which are used medicinally-so called from its emollient qualities.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemias
- series of gastrointestinal disorders which share in common excessive loss protein, mainly albumin, across gut wall. occur stomach (Menetrier disease), as well the small bowel (intestinal lymphangiectases, assorted inflammatory states). They are also occasionally associated with congestive heart failure (again a bowel protein loss).