trigonelline(redirected from caffearine)
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The methyl betaine of nicotinic acid; a product of the metabolism of nicotinic acid; excreted in the urine.
an alkaloid derived from various kinds of plant products, including coffee beans, fenugreek, and seeds of Cannabis sativa, as well as from sea urchins and jellyfish. Trigonelline is used in the manufacture of poultices and other medicinals.