erythrophleine definition

  • noun:
    • A white crystalline alkaloid extracted from sassy bark (Erythrophleum guineense).
    • A white crystalline alkaloid, extracted from sassy bark (Erythrophleum Guineense).
    • A crystalline toxic alkaloid, C28H43O5N (?), included in the bark of Erythrophleum Guineense: a local anesthetic and heart-poison. It's utilized by the locals regarding the west shore of Africa as an arrow-poison.
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