erythrophleine

noun
eryth·​ro·​phle·​ine
variants: or chiefly British erythrophloeine \ i-​ˌrith-​rə-​ˈflē-​ən How to pronounce erythrophloeine (audio) , -​ˈflē-​ˌēn How to pronounce erythrophloeine (audio) \

Medical Definition of erythrophleine

: a white crystalline very poisonous alkaloid C24H39NO5 extracted especially from sassy bark

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“Erythrophleine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/erythrophleine. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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