Arecoline
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 — drugbox IUPAC name = methyl1 methyl 1,2,5,6 tetrahydropyridine 3 carboxylate width = 149 CAS number = 63 75 2 ATC prefix = ATC suffix = ATC supplemental = PubChem = 2230 DrugBank = EXPT03296 C=8 | H=13 | N=1 | O=2 molecular weight = 155.194 g/mol …   Wikipedia

  • arecoline — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary areca + 1 ol + 2 ine Date: 1894 a toxic parasympathomimetic alkaloid C8H13NO2 that is used as a veterinary anthelmintic and occurs naturally in betel nuts …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arecoline — /euh ree keuh leen , lin, euh rek euh , ar i keuh /, n. a toxic alkaloid obtained from the seeds of the areca, used chiefly in veterinary medicine as an agent for killing and expelling intestinal worms. [AREC(A) + OL1 + INE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • arecoline — A colorless oily alkaloid from the betel nut. * * * arec·o·line ə rek ə .lēn n a toxic parasympathomimetic alkaloid C8H13NO2 that is used as a veterinary anthelmintic and occurs naturally in betel nuts * * * arec·o·line (ə rekґo lēn) a… …   Medical dictionary

  • arecoline — are·co·line …   English syllables

  • arecoline — əˈrēkəˌlēn, lə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary arec (from New Latin Areca) + ol + ine : a colorless oily toxic alkaloid C8H13NO2 that is a derivative of nicotinic acid and constitutes the active principle of betel nuts… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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;… …   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

  • arec — [ arɛk ] n. m. • 1610 arecque; 1525 arcea; mot port., par l it. 1 ♦ Vx Fruit de l aréquier. 2 ♦ (1653) Mod. Aréquier. Noix d arec : fruit de cet arbre, dont l amande contient du cachou et entre dans la composition du bétel. ● arec nom masculin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • aréquier — [ arekje ] n. m. • 1687; port. arequero; cf. arec ♦ Grand palmier d Asie équatoriale dont le fruit est la noix d arec et dont le bourgeon terminal (cœur de palmier ou chou palmiste) est comestible. ● aréquier nom masculin (portugais areca, du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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