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arecoline

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noun arec·o·line \ə-ˈre-kə-ˌlēn\

Definition of arecoline

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



Origin and Etymology of arecoline

International Scientific Vocabulary areca + 1-ol + 2-ine


First Known Use: 1894


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arecoline

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noun arec·o·line \ə-ˈrek-ə-ˌlēn\

Medical Definition of arecoline

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




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