cephaeline

noun
ce·​pha·​eline | \ se-ˈfā-ə-ˌlēn How to pronounce cephaeline (audio) , -lən How to pronounce cephaeline (audio) \

Medical Definition of cephaeline

: a colorless crystalline alkaloid C28H38N2O4 extracted from ipecac root

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“Cephaeline.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cephaeline. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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