Conine Co"nine (? or ?), n. [From {Conium}.] (Chem.) A powerful and very poisonous vegetable alkaloid found in the hemlock ({Conium maculatum}) and extracted as a colorless oil, {C8H17N}, of strong repulsive odor and acrid taste. It is regarded as a derivative of piperidine and likewise of one of the collidines. It occasions a gradual paralysis of the motor nerves. Called also {coniine}, {coneine}, {conia}, etc. See {Conium}, 2. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • coniine — [kō′nēn, kō′ninkō′nē ēn΄, kō′nēin; kō′nēn΄] n. [< CONIUM + INE3] a very poisonous, oily alkaloid, C8H17N, extracted from the poison hemlock: also conine [kō′nēn, kō′nin] …   English World dictionary

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  • coniine — The toxic active alkaloid of conium (hemlock); hydrobromide and hydrochloride salts have been used as an antispasmodic; principal toxin of poison hemlock (Conium maculatum). * * * co·ni·ine kō nē .ēn n a poisonous alkaloid C …   Medical dictionary

  • coniine — n. an extremely poisonous alkaloid, found in hemlock (Conium maculatum), that paralyses the nerves, mainly the motor nerves. Coniine has been included in drug preparations for the treatment of asthma and whooping cough …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • coniine — noun Etymology: German Koniin, from Late Latin conium hemlock, from Greek kōneion Date: 1831 a poisonous alkaloid C8H17N found in poison hemlock …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coniine — /koh nee een , in, neen/, n. a volatile, highly poisonous alkaloid, C8H17N, constituting the active principle of the poison hemlock. Also, conin /koh nin/, conine /koh neen, nin/. [1825 35; CONI(UM) + INE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • coniine — noun A poisonous alkaloid found in poison hemlock and the yellow pitcher plant; it is a neurotoxin which disrupts the peripheral nervous system …   Wiktionary

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