scilliroside

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scil·lir·o·side

(sil'ir-ō-sīd),
Glycoside from red squill, the red variety of Urginea maritima (family Liliaceae); used as a rodenticide.

scilliroside

A potent emetic agent isolated from sea onion (Urginea maritima), once used as a rat poison. Scilliroside production was discontinued worldwide in 1980.

scilliroside

cardiac glucoside in Urginea maritima.