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bicuculline

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noun bi·cu·cul·line \ bī-ˈku̇k-yə-ˌlēn, -lən \

medical Definition of bicuculline

:a convulsant alkaloid C20H17NO6 obtained from plants (family Fumariaceae) and having the capacity to antagonize the action of gamma-aminobutyric acid in the central nervous system

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