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    • A benzophenanthridine alkaloid obtained from the more celandine…
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chelerythrine definition

  • noun:
    • A benzophenanthridine alkaloid obtained from the more celandine (Chelidonium majus)
    • An alkaloidal concept acquired from celandine, and named through the red colorization of their salts. Its a colorless crystalline material, and will act as an acrid narcotic poison. It is identical with sanguinarine.
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