Menispermine
Menispermine Men`i*sper"mine, n. [Cf. F. m['e]nispermine.] (Chem.) An alkaloid distinct from picrotoxin and obtained from the cocculus indicus (the fruit of {Anamirta Cocculus}, formerly {Menispermum Cocculus}) as a white, crystalline, tasteless powder; -- called also {menispermina}. [1913 Webster]

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  • ménispermine — (mé ni spèr mi n ) s. f. Alcaloïde découvert dans le menispermum cocculus, L …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • Anamirta Cocculus — Menispermine Men i*sper mine, n. [Cf. F. m[ e]nispermine.] (Chem.) An alkaloid distinct from picrotoxin and obtained from the cocculus indicus (the fruit of {Anamirta Cocculus}, formerly {Menispermum Cocculus}) as a white, crystalline, tasteless… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • menispermina — Menispermine Men i*sper mine, n. [Cf. F. m[ e]nispermine.] (Chem.) An alkaloid distinct from picrotoxin and obtained from the cocculus indicus (the fruit of {Anamirta Cocculus}, formerly {Menispermum Cocculus}) as a white, crystalline, tasteless… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Menispermum Cocculus — Menispermine Men i*sper mine, n. [Cf. F. m[ e]nispermine.] (Chem.) An alkaloid distinct from picrotoxin and obtained from the cocculus indicus (the fruit of {Anamirta Cocculus}, formerly {Menispermum Cocculus}) as a white, crystalline, tasteless… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paraménispermine — (pa ra mé ni spèr min ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Substance organique particulière, ayant la même composition que la ménispermine, et trouvée avec celle ci dans la coque du Levant. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Par.... para..., et ménispermine …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Anamirta cocculus — Indian berry (Anamirta cocculus) Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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