arecoline

arecoline

[uh-ree-kuh-leen, -lin, uh-rek-uh-, ar-i-kuh-]
noun
a toxic alkaloid obtained from the seeds of the areca, used chiefly in veterinary medicine as an agent for killing and expelling intestinal worms.

Origin:
arec(a) + -ol1 + -ine2

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