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solanine(sō′lə-nēn′, -nĭn) also
A bitter poisonous alkaloid, C45H73NO15, found in potatoes and other plants of the nightshade family. It has narcotic properties and was formerly used to treat epilepsy.
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A toxic alkaloid found in parts of solanaceous plants, including potato skins; plant diseases (e.g., potato blight) may raise the concentration to a harmful level.
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