C8H13O2N
Arecoline A*re"co*line, n. Also -lin -lin . [From NL. Areca, a genus of palms bearing betel nut.] An oily liquid substance, {C8H13O2N}, the chief alkaloid of the betel nut, to which the latter owes its anthelmintic action.

Syn: arecholine; arecaline; methylarecaidin; methyl N-methyltetrahydronicotinate; 1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-1-methyl-3-pyridinecarboxylic acid methyl ester. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Arecoline — A*re co*line, n. Also lin lin . [From NL. Areca, a genus of palms bearing betel nut.] An oily liquid substance, {C8H13O2N}, the chief alkaloid of the betel nut, to which the latter owes its anthelmintic action. Syn: arecholine; arecaline;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -lin — Arecoline A*re co*line, n. Also lin lin . [From NL. Areca, a genus of palms bearing betel nut.] An oily liquid substance, {C8H13O2N}, the chief alkaloid of the betel nut, to which the latter owes its anthelmintic action. Syn: arecholine;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Арекаидин — арекаин и ареколин представляют собой алкалоиды семян индийской пальмы Areca Catechu; каждого из них в семенах заключается около 0,1 %. Первые два физиологически недействительны, третий действует противоглистно, а также вызывает сокращения мышц.… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • ar|e|co|line — «AR uh kuh leen, uh REE kuh leen», noun. a colorless, odorless, and mildly toxic oily alkaloid obtained from the betel nut, used in medicine: »At present, Echinococcus infections are treated with arecoline (New Scientist). Formula: C8H13O2N… …   Useful english dictionary

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