cocculus

noun
coc·​cu·​lus | \ ˈkäk-yə-ləs How to pronounce cocculus (audio) \
plural cocculus

Medical Definition of cocculus

: the very poisonous bean-shaped berry of a woody vine (Anamirta cocculus) of the East Indies that yields picrotoxin

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

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