Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given by Hager to a ptomaïne resembling conine, obtained from putrefying bodies.

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Examples

  • The leaves of F. septica, which are used in Papua New Guinea to cure fevers, fungal and bacterial diseases, contain a range of alkaloids, including tylophorine, septicine and autofine.

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