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noun er·y·thro·i·dine \ˌer-ə-ˈthrō-ə-ˌdēn, -əd-ən\

Medical Definition of erythroidine

  1. :  an alkaloid C16H19NO3 obtained from leguminous plants (genus Erythrina) as a mixture of stereoisomers; especially :  the beta form of erythroidine that possesses curariform activity and acts as a depressant of the central nervous system

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