Veratrine

Definition of Veratrine

Ve`ra´trine
n.1.(Chem.) A poisonous alkaloid obtained from the root of hellebore (Veratrum) and from sabadilla seeds as a white crystalline powder, having an acrid, burning taste. It is sometimes used externally, as in ointments, in the local treatment of neuralgia and rheumatism. Called also veratria, and veratrina.
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