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Pronunciation: bul′bō-kap′nin

Definition: Drug derived from roots of Corydalis cava and C. tuberosa (family Fumariaceae) and Dicentra canadensis (family Papaveraceae); blocks the effects of dopamine on peripheral dopamine receptors.

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