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veratridine

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noun ve·rat·ri·dine \və-ˈra-trə-ˌdēn\

Definition of veratridine

  1. :  a poisonous alkaloid C36H51NO11 occurring especially in sabadilla seed



Origin and Etymology of veratridine

veratrine + -idine


First Known Use: 1907


Medical Dictionary

veratridine

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noun ve·rat·ri·dine \və-ˈra-trə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of veratridine

  1. :  a poisonous amorphous alkaloid C36H51NO11 occurring especially in sabadilla seeds




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