sparteine

noun
spar·​te·​ine | \ˈspär-tē-ən, ˈspär-ˌtēn\

Definition of sparteine 

: a liquid alkaloid C15H26N2 extracted from Scotch broom and used in medicine in the form of its sulfate

First Known Use of sparteine

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sparteine

Latin spartum esparto, broom + International Scientific Vocabulary -eine — more at esparto

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sparteine

noun
spar·​te·​ine | \ˈspärt-ē-ən, ˈspär-ˌtēn \

Medical Definition of sparteine 

: a liquid alkaloid extracted from the Scotch broom that has been used especially formerly in medicine in the form of its hydrated sulfate C15H26N2·H2SO4·5H2O

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