Medical Dictionary

achilleine

noun achil·le·ine
variants: or chiefly British achillein play \ak-ə-ˈlē-ən, ə-ˈkil-ē-, -ˌēn\

medical Definition of achilleine

:a brownish red bitter alkaloid C20H38N2O15 found in plants of the genus Achillea

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