from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An alkaloid found in Hydrastis Canadensis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) One of three alkaloids found in the root of the yellow puccoon (Hydrastis Canadensis). It is a yellow crystalline substance, and resembles berberine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry An alkaloid resembling berberine, found in the root of the yellow puccoon (Hydrastis canadensis).


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