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hydrastinine

[hahy-dras-tuh-neen, -nin] /haɪˈdræs təˌnin, -nɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a white, crystalline, poisonous alkaloid, C 11 H 13 NO 3 , synthesized from hydrastine: used to arrest bleeding, especially in the uterus.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; hydrastine + -ine2
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hydrastinine

/haɪˈdræstɪˌniːn/
noun
1.
a colourless crystalline water-soluble compound whose pharmacological action resembles that of hydrastine. Formula: C11H13NO3
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