"Allium" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genus of the plant family Liliaceae (sometimes classified as Alliaceae) in the order Liliales. Many produce pungent, often bacteriostatic and physiologically active compounds and are used as food, condiment, and medicament, the latter in traditional medicine.
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