lycorine

noun

ly·​co·​rine ˈlī-kə-ˌrīn How to pronounce lycorine (audio) li-ˈkōr-ən How to pronounce lycorine (audio)
: a poisonous crystalline alkaloid C16H17NO4 found in the bulbs of the common daffodil and several other plants of the amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae)

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“Lycorine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lycorine. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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