veratridine

noun
ve·​rat·​ri·​dine | \ və-ˈra-trə-ˌdēn How to pronounce veratridine (audio) \

Definition of veratridine

: a poisonous alkaloid C36H51NO11 occurring especially in sabadilla seed

First Known Use of veratridine

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for veratridine

veratr(ine) + -idine

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“Veratridine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/veratridine. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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veratridine

noun
ve·​rat·​ri·​dine | \ və-ˈra-trə-ˌdēn How to pronounce veratridine (audio) \

Medical Definition of veratridine

: a poisonous amorphous alkaloid C36H51NO11 occurring especially in sabadilla seeds

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