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hy•dras•ti•nine



Pronunciation: (hī-dras'tu-nēn", -nin), [key]
n. Pharm.
a white, crystalline, poisonous alkaloid, C11H13NO3, synthesized from hydrastine: used to arrest bleeding, esp. in the uterus.

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hydrastinehydrastis

 

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