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Pronunciation: kon'e-sen

Definition: A steroid alkaloid derived from Holarrhena antidysenterica (conessi); a yellow astringent, used to treat amebic dysentery and vaginal trichomoniasis.

Synonym(s): neriine, wrightine

See Also: conessi

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