veratridine

noun

ve·​rat·​ri·​dine və-ˈra-trə-ˌdēn How to pronounce veratridine (audio)
: a poisonous alkaloid C36H51NO11 occurring especially in sabadilla seed

Word History

Etymology

veratr(ine) + -idine

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of veratridine was in 1907

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Cite this Entry

“Veratridine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veratridine. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

veratridine

noun
ve·​rat·​ri·​dine və-ˈra-trə-ˌdēn How to pronounce veratridine (audio)
: a poisonous amorphous alkaloid C36H51NO11 occurring especially in sabadilla seeds
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