"hydrastine" Definition

  1. n. An alkaloid, found in the rootstock of the golden seal (Hydrastis Canadensis), and extracted as a bitter, white, crystalline substance. It is used as a tonic and febrifuge.

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Position in dictionary: 47594 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "hydrastine": 1
Words that end with "hydrastine": 1
Words that contain "hydrastine": 1
Next words in dictionary: hydrate, hydrated, hydrating, hydration, hydraulic
Previous words in dictionary: hydras, hydrarthrosis, hydrargyrum, hydrargyrism, hydrargyrate

English Dictionary Definition of hydrastine

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