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yo·him·bine

 (yō-hĭm′bēn′)
n.
An alkaloid, C21H26N2O3, that is derived from the bark of a tree, Pausinystalia johimbe, and is an alpha-blocker drug used in the form of its hydrochloride as a mydriatic, a treatment for erectile dysfunction, and formerly as an aphrodisiac.

[New Latin yohimbe, former specific epithet (of Cameroonian Bantu origin; akin to Douala djombe, the tree from which yohimbine is derived) + -ine.]
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yohimbine

(jəʊˈhɪmbiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an alkaloid found in the bark of the tree Corynanthe yohimbe. It is used in medicine as an adrenergic blocking agent. Formula: C21H26N2O3
[C19: from Bantu yohimbé a tropical African tree + -ine1]
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yo•him•bine

(yoʊˈhɪm bin)

n.
an extract of the bark of the yohimbe or rauwolfia tree, used medicinally to oppose the effects of epinephrine.
[1895–1900; yohimb (e) + -ine2; perhaps orig. formed in German]
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yohimbine

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