canadine

noun
can·​a·​dine | \ ˈkan-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce canadine (audio) , -əd-ən How to pronounce canadine (audio) \

Medical Definition of canadine

: a crystalline alkaloid C20H21NO4 found in the root of the goldenseal

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“Canadine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/canadine. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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