Definition of Veratrum viride

1. Noun. North American plant having large leaves and yellowish green flowers growing in racemes; yields a toxic alkaloid used medicinally.




Medical Definition of Veratrum viride

1. The dried rhizome and roots contain therapeutically important alkaloids (cevadine, veratridine, jervine, pseudojervine, rubijervine, and several ester alkaloids of the base germine) used in the treatment of hypertensive disorders. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Veratrum Viride

Venus fly trap
Venus flytrap
Venus maidenhair
Venus mercenaria
Venushair
Venusian
Venusians
Venuslike
Veps
Vepse
Vepses
Vepsian
Vera
Veracruz
Veratrum album
Veratrum viride (current term)
Verbano-Cusio-Ossola
Verbascum
Verbascum blattaria
Verbascum lychnitis
Verbascum phoeniceum
Verbascum thapsus
Verbenaceae
Verbesina
Verbesina alternifolia
Verbesina encelioides
Verbesina helianthoides
Verbesina virginica
Vercelli
Vercingetorix

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