Meaning of VERATRINE in English

ˈverə.ˌtrēn, -_trə̇n noun

( -s )

Etymology: New Latin veratrina, from Veratrum + -ina -ine

1. : a mixture of alkaloids including cevadine, veratridine, and cevine that is obtained as a white or grayish powder from sabadilla seeds, that is an intense local irritant and a powerful muscle and nerve poison, and that has been used as a counterirritant in neuralgia and arthritis


a. : veratridine

b. : cevadine

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