sabadilla

Definition:

(n.) A Mexican liliaceous plant (Schoenocaulon officinale); also, its seeds, which contain the alkaloid veratrine. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic and purgative.

Related Terms:

alkaloid, caul, emetic, hoe, iliac, liliaceous, metic, mexican, nale, nall, nam, officinal, purgative, seeds, veratrine

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