Xanthopuccine
Xanthopuccine Xan`tho*puc"cine, n. [Xantho- + puccoon + -ine.] (Chem.) One of three alkaloids found in the root of the yellow puccoon ({Hydrastis Canadensis}). It is a yellow crystalline substance, and resembles berberine. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • xanthopuccine — SYN: canadine …   Medical dictionary

  • Hydrastis Canadensis — Xanthopuccine Xan tho*puc cine, n. [Xantho + puccoon + ine.] (Chem.) One of three alkaloids found in the root of the yellow puccoon ({Hydrastis Canadensis}). It is a yellow crystalline substance, and resembles berberine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canadine — C20H21NO4; an alkaloid present in Hydrastis canadensis (family Ranunculaceae) and in Corydalis cava (family Fumaraceae) with sedative and muscle relaxant properties. SYN: xanthopuccine. * * * can·a·dine kan ə .dēn, əd ən n a crystalline alkaloid… …   Medical dictionary

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