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hel•le•bo•re•in



Pronunciation: (hel"u-bôr'ē-in, -bōr'-), [key]
n.
a yellow, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, C37H56O18, obtained from the rhizome and root of certain hellebores, and used in medicine chiefly as a heart stimulant.

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