pelletierine

noun
pel·​le·​tier·​ine | \ ˌpel-ə-ˈtir-ˌēn How to pronounce pelletierine (audio) , -ən How to pronounce pelletierine (audio) \

Medical Definition of pelletierine

1 : a liquid alkaloid C8H15NO found in the bark of the pomegranate
2 : a mixture of alkaloids from the bark of the pomegranate used especially in the form of its tannate as a vermifuge

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