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Medical Term:

cryptenamine acetates

Pronunciation: krip-ten'a-men as'e-tatz, tan'atz

Definition: Acetate or tannate salts of alkaloids from a nonaqueous extract of Veratrum viride, containing the hypotensive alkaloids protoveratrines A and B, germitrine, neogermetrine, germerine, germidine, jervine, rubijervine, isorubijervine, and germubide; used as antihypertensive agents.

See Also: protoveratrine A and B

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