Solanaceae(redirected from Solanaceous alkaloids)
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A family of plants that includes the genus Solanum (nightshade) and some 84 other genera comprising 1800 species, including belladonna, the tomato, and some potato plants.
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Solanaceae(sō″lă-nā′sē-ē″) [L. solanum, nightshade + -aceae]
A family of herbs, shrubs, and trees from which several important drugs such as scopolamine and belladonna are derived. Tomatoes and potatoes are members of this family.
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