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

Origin and Etymology of lobeline

New Latin Lobelia + English 2-ine


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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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