colocynthin


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colocynthin (kōˑ·l·sinˑ·thin),

n glycoside found in
Citrullus colocynthus used as a laxative. Precautions include violent griping pain plus occasional bloody discharge and dangerous inflammation of the bowels; can cause colitis and death.

colocynthin

plant toxin in Citrullus spp., causes diarrhea, enteritis.