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Medical Term:

gelsemine

Pronunciation: jel'se-men

Definition: A crystallizable alkaloid derived from gelsemium (yellow jasmine); a mydriatic and central nervous system stimulant.

[Mod. L. gelsemium, fr. Pers. yasmin, jasmine]

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