sparteine
noun Etymology: Latin spartum esparto, broom + International Scientific Vocabulary -eine — more at esparto Date: 1851 a liquid alkaloid C15H26N2 extracted from Scotch broom and used in medicine in the form of its sulfate

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  • spartéine — [ spartein ] n. f. • 1863; en angl. (1851); de sparte ♦ Méd. Alcaloïde d abord extrait du genêt à balai, du cytise ou du lupin, utilisé comme antispasmodique. ● spartéine nom féminin (de spart) Alcaloïde extrait de diverses légumineuses (lupin,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sparteine — Spar te*ine, n. (Chem.) A narcotic alkaloid extracted from the tops of the common broom ({Cytisus scoparius}, formerly {Spartium scoparium}), as a colorless oily liquid of aniline like odor and very bitter taste. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sparteine — [spär′tē ēn΄, spär′tē in] n. [< ModL Spartium (< L spartum, broom (see ESPARTO) + INE3] a clear, oily, poisonous, liquid alkaloid, C15H26N2, obtained from a broom ( Spartium scoparium) …   English World dictionary

  • Spartéine — (7α,9α) spartéine Général Synonymes (6R,8S,10R,12S) 7,15 diazatetracyclo [7.7.1.02,7.010,15] heptadecane …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sparteine — drugbox IUPAC name = CAS number = 90 39 1 ATC prefix = C01 ATC suffix = BA04 PubChem = 7014 DrugBank = C = 15 | H = 26 | N = 2 molecular weight = 234.380 g/mol bioavailability = protein bound = metabolism = elimination half life = excretion =… …   Wikipedia

  • sparteine — /spahr tee een , in/, n. a bitter, poisonous, liquid alkaloid obtained from certain species of broom, esp. Cytisus scoparius, used in medicine to stimulate the heart and also the uterine muscles in childbirth. [1850 55; irreg. < NL Sparti(um)… …   Universalium

  • sparteine — noun A toxic tetracyclic alkaloid obtained from both the broom and lupin plants …   Wiktionary

  • sparteine — An alkaloid obtained from scoparius, Cytisus scoparius and Lupinus luteus; s. sulfate was used as an oxytocic drug. SYN: lupinidine. * * * spar·te·ine spärt ē ən, spär .tēn n a liquid alkaloid extracted from the Scotch broom that has been used… …   Medical dictionary

  • sparteine — n. alkaloid used in medicine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sparteine — spar·te·ine …   English syllables

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