gelsemine definition

  • noun:
    • An alkaloid acquired from yellow jasmine, Gelsemium sempervirens.
    • An alkaloid gotten from yellowish jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens), as a bitter white semicrystalline substance; -- labeled as also gelsemia.
    • A colorless, inodorous solid alkaloid, intensely sour, gotten from Gelsemium sempervirens, and utilized in medicine in the remedy for particular inflammatory affections.
    • An alkaloid gotten from the yellowish jasmine, Gelsemium sempervirens.
    • An alkaloid acquired from yellow jasmine (Gelsemium sempervirens), as a bitter white semicrystalline substance; -- labeled as in addition gelsemia.
    • A colorless, inodorous solid alkaloid, intensely bitter, acquired from Gelsemium sempervirens, and utilized in medication within the remedy for particular inflammatory affections.

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