Hydrastine
Hydrastine Hy*dras"tine, n. (Chem.) An alkaloid, found in the rootstock of the golden seal ({Hydrastis Canadensis}), and extracted as a bitter, white, crystalline substance. It is used as a tonic and febrifuge. [1913 Webster]

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  • hydrastine — ● hydrastine nom féminin Alcaloïde de l hydrastis, employé comme vasoconstricteur et hémostatique utérin. hydrastine [idʀastin] n. f. ÉTYM. Fin XIXe; de hydraste, lat. sc. hydrastis, du grec hudôr (→ Hydr ), et suff. ine. ❖ ♦ Didact. (chim.,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hydrastine — [hī dras′tēn΄, hī dras′tin] n. [ModL Hydrastis, name of the genus of herbs (< Gr hydōr, WATER) + INE3] a bitter, crystalline alkaloid, C21H21NO6, extracted from the rootstock of the goldenseal …   English World dictionary

  • Hydrastine — Drugbox IUPAC name = 6,7 dimethoxy 3 (5,6,7,8 tetrahydro 6 methyl 1,3 dioxolo(4,5 g)isoquinoline 5 yl) 1(3H) isobenzo furan width = 150 CAS number = 118 08 1 ATC prefix = ATC suffix = ATC supplemental = PubChem = 1309 DrugBank = C=21 | H=21 | N=1 …   Wikipedia

  • hydrastine — /huy dras teen, tin/, n. Pharm. an alkaloid, C21H21NO6, that is extracted from the roots of goldenseal and forms prismatic crystals: used as an astringent and to inhibit uterine bleeding. [1875 80; HYDRAST(IS) + INE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydrastine — An alkaloid of hydrastis; an isoquinoline chemically related to narcotine. As the hydrochloride, was used locally in the treatment of catarrhal inflammation of the mucous membranes, and internally in the treatment of gastric inflammation, as …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrastine — n. alkaloid extracted from the root of a North American plant (used in medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hydrastine — hy·dras·tine …   English syllables

  • hydrastine — /haɪˈdræstin/ (say huy drasteen), / taɪn/ (say tuyn) noun an alkaloid found in the root of goldenseal. {New Latin Hydrastis name of plant + ine2} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Hydrastis Canadensis — Hydrastine Hy*dras tine, n. (Chem.) An alkaloid, found in the rootstock of the golden seal ({Hydrastis Canadensis}), and extracted as a bitter, white, crystalline substance. It is used as a tonic and febrifuge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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