gelsemine


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gel·se·mine

(jel'sĕ-mēn),
A crystallizable alkaloid derived from gelsemium (yellow jasmine); a mydriatic and central nervous system stimulant.
[Mod. L. gelsemium, fr. Pers. yāsmin, jasmine]

gelsemine

a toxic indole alkaloid in the plant Gelsemium sempervirens; has similar pharmacological actions to nicotine.