sanguinarine

noun

san·​guin·​a·​rine saŋ-ˈgwin-ə-ˌrēn How to pronounce sanguinarine (audio) -rən How to pronounce sanguinarine (audio)
: a poisonous bitter crystalline alkaloid C20H15NO5 obtained especially from the bloodroot

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

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