Meaning of veratridine

ve•rat•ri•dine

Pronunciation: (vu-ra'tri-dēn", -din), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a yellowish-white, amorphous, water-soluble, poisonous alkaloid, CHNO, occurring with veratrine in the seeds of the sabadilla.
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