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lobeline

noun lo·be·line \ˈlō-bə-ˌlēn\

Definition of LOBELINE

:  a crystalline alkaloid C22H27NO2 that is obtained from Indian tobacco and is used chiefly as a respiratory stimulant and as a smoking deterrent
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Origin of LOBELINE

New Latin Lobelia + English 2-ine
First Known Use: 1852
Medical Dictionary

lobeline

noun lo·be·line \ˈlō-bə-ˌlēn\

Medical Definition of LOBELINE

:  a crystalline alkaloid C22H27NO2 that is obtained from Indian tobacco (Lobelia inflata) and is used chiefly as a respiratory stimulant and as a smoking deterrent

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