Erythrophleine
Erythrophleine E*ryth`ro*phle"ine (?; 104), n. (Chem.) A white crystalline alkaloid, extracted from sassy bark ({Erythrophleum Guineense}).

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  • erythrophleine — eryth·ro·phle·ine or chiefly Brit eryth·ro·phloe·ine i .rith rə flē ən, flē .ēn n a white crystalline very poisonous alkaloid C24H39NO5 extracted esp. from sassy bark …   Medical dictionary

  • erythrophleine — eryth·ro·phle·ine …   English syllables

  • erythrophleine — ə̇ˌrithrəˈflēə̇n, lēˌēn noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary erythr + Greek phloios bark + International Scientific Vocabulary ine : a white crystalline very poisonous alkaloid C24H39NO5 extracted especially from sassy bark …   Useful english dictionary

  • Erythrophleum Guineense — Erythrophleine E*ryth ro*phle ine (?; 104), n. (Chem.) A white crystalline alkaloid, extracted from sassy bark ({Erythrophleum Guineense}) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • LÉGUMINEUSES — Les Légumineuses, avec quelque 13 500 espèces réparties en 650 genres environ, sont, après les Composées et les Orchidées, une des plus grandes familles d’Angiospermes. La plupart sont des plantes ligneuses des régions tropicales (acacias,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sassy bark — sas·sy bark sas ē n the poisonous bark of a western African tree (Erythrophloeum guineënse) that contains erythrophleine …   Medical dictionary

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