aspidospermine love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A crystalline alkaloid, C22H30ON2, found in Aspidosperma Quebracho. It melts at 206° and is very difficultly soluble in water.

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  • noun medicine An alkaloid, obtained from quebracho bark, that was once used as a respiratory stimulant and antispasmodic, and as an antipyretic in typhoid fever

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Examples

  • ROSENBERGER, M. and SZABO, A.G. (1963b) Cimicine and cimicidine: Lactonic alkaloids of the aspidospermine skeletal type.

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  • DOUGLAS, B. and SHOOP, E.C. (1963a) Haplocine and haplocidine: New aspidospermine-type alkaloids from Haplophyton cimicidum.

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