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The dried unripe fruit of Conium maculatum (family Umbelliferae), also known as spotted cowbane or spotted parsley; it has been used as a sedative, antispasmodic, and anodyne.
[L. fr. G. kōneion, hemlock]
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a. Any of several poisonous plants of the genera Conium and Cicuta of the parsley family, such as the poison hemlock.
b. A poison obtained from the poison hemlock.
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Management Activated charcoal
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hemlockToxicology Any of the poisonous herbs of the carrot family, especially Conium maculatum, but also Tsuga spp, which contain an alkaloid, conine, that evokes CNS hyperactivity, followed by medullary depression and respiratory failure Treatment Activated charcoal
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