erythroidine

noun
er·​y·​thro·​i·​dine | \ ˌer-ə-ˈthrō-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce erythroidine (audio) , -əd-ᵊn How to pronounce erythroidine (audio) \

Medical Definition of erythroidine

: 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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