picrotoxin(redirected from Cocculin)
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A bitter crystalline compound, C30H34O13, derived from the seed of a tropical Asian woody vine (Anamirta cocculus) and used as a stimulant, especially in treating barbiturate poisoning.
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(Pharmacology) a bitter poisonous crystalline compound formerly used as an antidote for barbiturate poisoning. Formula: C30H34O13
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pic•ro•tox•in(ˌpɪk rəˈtɒk sɪn)
a poisonous stimulant, C30H34O13, obtained from the seeds of Anamirta cocculus, used to treat barbiturate poisoning.
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