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n.1.(Chem.) A vegetable alkaloid found with conine in the poison hemlock (Conium maculatum). It is a white crystalline substance, C8H17NO, easily convertible into conine.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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hemlock in very low concentrations and is isomeric with conhydrine,
incorporation of acetate-1-C (14) into coniine and conhydrine; J Am Chem
Conhydrine is one of the classes of alkaloids which were isolated by Wertheim from the poisonous plant, Conium maculatum L [4], in 1856.