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Xanthopuccine

Xanˊtho-puc′cine

,
Noun.
[
Xantho-
+
pucc
oon +
-ine
.]
(Chem.)
One of three alkaloids found in the root of the yellow puccoon (
Hydrastis Canadensis
). It is a yellow crystalline substance, and resembles berberine.

Definition 2021


xanthopuccine

xanthopuccine

English

Noun

xanthopuccine (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) An alkaloid resembling berberine, found in the root of the yellow puccoon (Hydrastis canadensis).