cetraria islandica definition

  • noun:
    • lichen with branched flattened partly erect thallus that grows in mountainous and Arctic areas; utilized as a medicine or food for people and livestock; a source of glycerol
    • lichen with branched flattened partially erect thallus that develops in mountainous and Arctic areas; used as a medicine or food for humans and livestock; a source of glycerol

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