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monocrotaline

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noun mono·cro·ta·line \-ˈkrōt-əl-ˌīn, -əl-ən\

Medical Definition of monocrotaline

  1. :  a poisonous crystalline alkaloid C16H23NO6 found in a leguminous plant of the genus Crotalaria (C. spectabilis) and in other plants of the same genus




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