pelletierine

noun

pel·​le·​tier·​ine ˌpel-ə-ˈtir-ˌēn How to pronounce pelletierine (audio) -ən How to pronounce pelletierine (audio)
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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“Pelletierine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pelletierine. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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