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Medical Term:

canadine

Pronunciation: kan′ă-dēn

Definition: Alkaloid present in Hydrastis canadensis (family Ranunculaceae) and in Corydalis cava (family Fumaraceae) with sedative and muscle relaxant properties.

Synonym(s): xanthopuccine

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