bulbocapnine

noun

bul·​bo·​cap·​nine ˌbəl-bō-ˈkap-ˌnēn, -nən How to pronounce bulbocapnine (audio)
: a crystalline alkaloid C19H19NO4 that induces catalepsy and that is obtained from the roots of plants of the genus Corydalis and from squirrel corn

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“Bulbocapnine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bulbocapnine. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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