arecoline


arec·o·line

noun \ə-ˈre-kə-ˌlēn\

Definition of ARECOLINE

:  a toxic parasympathomimetic alkaloid C8H13NO2 that is used as a veterinary anthelmintic and occurs naturally in betel nuts

Origin of ARECOLINE

International Scientific Vocabulary areca + 1-ol + 2-ine
First Known Use: 1894

arec·o·line

noun \ə-ˈrek-ə-ˌlēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ARECOLINE

: a toxic parasympathomimetic alkaloid C8H13NO2 that is used as a veterinary anthelmintic and occurs naturally in betel nuts

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