veratria
Veratrine Ve*ra"trine (?; 277), n. [Cf. F. v['e]ratrine. See {Veratrum}.] (Chem.) A poisonous alkaloid obtained from the root hellebore ({Veratrum}) and from sabadilla seeds as a white crystalline powder, having an acrid, burning taste. It is sometimes used externally, as in ointments, in the local treatment of neuralgia and rheumatism. Called also {veratria}, and {veratrina}. [1913 Webster]

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  • veratrina — Veratrine Ve*ra trine (?; 277), n. [Cf. F. v[ e]ratrine. See {Veratrum}.] (Chem.) A poisonous alkaloid obtained from the root hellebore ({Veratrum}) and from sabadilla seeds as a white crystalline powder, having an acrid, burning taste. It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Veratrine — Ve*ra trine (?; 277), n. [Cf. F. v[ e]ratrine. See {Veratrum}.] (Chem.) A poisonous alkaloid obtained from the root hellebore ({Veratrum}) and from sabadilla seeds as a white crystalline powder, having an acrid, burning taste. It is sometimes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Veratrum — Veratrine Ve*ra trine (?; 277), n. [Cf. F. v[ e]ratrine. See {Veratrum}.] (Chem.) A poisonous alkaloid obtained from the root hellebore ({Veratrum}) and from sabadilla seeds as a white crystalline powder, having an acrid, burning taste. It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • veratrine — /ver euh treen , trin/, n. Chem. a white or grayish white, slightly water soluble, poisonous mixture of alkaloids obtained by extraction from the seeds of the sabadilla: formerly used in medicine as a counterirritant in the treatment of… …   Universalium

  • veratrine — /ˈvɛrətrin/ (say veruhtreen) noun a slightly soluble, crystalline alkaloid, C32H49NO9, obtained from the seeds of the sabadilla, formerly used in medicine, chiefly in the local treatment of rheumatism, neuralgia, etc., and causing prolonged… …   Australian English dictionary

  • veratrine — [və rā′trē əver′ə trēn΄, ver′ətrin] n. [ModL veratrina < L veratrum, hellebore, prob. orig. “plant which reveals truth” < verus, true (see VERY): the pulverized root causes sneezing, regarded in primitive belief as confirmation of truth] 1 …   English World dictionary

  • ver|a|trine — «VEHR uh treen, trihn», noun. 1. a poisonous mixture containing veratridine and other alkaloids extracted from the seeds of the sabadilla, used medicinally as an ointment, especially for the relief of rheumatism and neuralgia. 2. = veratridine… …   Useful english dictionary

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