jervine definition

  • noun:
    • A steroidal alkaloid, acquired from flowers for the genus Veratrum, which teratogenic
    • A poisonous alkaloid resembling veratrine, and found along with it in white hellebore (Veratrum record); -- called also jervina.
    • A crystalline alkaloid gotten from cause of Veratrum record album, along side veratrine.

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