[ hahy-dras-tuh-neen, -nin ]
/ haɪˈdræs təˌnin, -nɪn /
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a white, crystalline, poisonous alkaloid, C11H13NO3, synthesized from hydrastine: used to arrest bleeding, especially in the uterus.
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrastinine
/ (haɪˈdræstɪˌniːn) /
a colourless crystalline water-soluble compound whose pharmacological action resembles that of hydrastine. Formula: C 11 H 13 NO 3
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