Definition of Lobeline

1. n. A poisonous narcotic alkaloid extracted from the leaves of Indian tobacco (Lobelia inflata) as a yellow oil, having a tobaccolike taste and odor.



Definition of Lobeline

1. Noun. A natural alkaloid found in various plants, mostly of the genus ''Lobelia'', a white amorphous powder which is freely soluble in water, used as an aid to smoking cessation. ¹

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Definition of Lobeline

1. a poisonous alkaloid [n -S]

Medical Definition of Lobeline

1. A poisonous narcotic alkaloid extracted from the leaves of Indian tobacco (Lobelia inflata) as a yellow oil, having a tobaccolike taste and odour. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lobeline

lobed spleenwort
lobefeet
lobefin
lobefins
lobefoot
lobelet
lobelets
lobelia
lobelia family
lobeliaceous
lobeliad
lobeliads
lobelias
lobelike
lobelin
lobeline (current term)
lobelines
lobes
lobes of cerebrum
lobes of mammary gland
lobes of thyroid gland
lobi
lobi glandulae mammariae
lobi glandulae thyroideae
lobing
lobings
lobiped
lobitis
loblollies
loblolly

Literary usage of Lobeline

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1. A Textbook of pharmacology and therapeutics, or, the Action of drugs in by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1906)
"lobeline. lobeline (C^H^NO^), the alkaloid of Lobelia inflata or Indian Tobacco, possesses almost exactly the same action as nicotine (Edmunds). ..."

2. Experimental Pharmacology by Dennis Emerson Jackson (1917)
"Make up a solution of lobeline sulphate containing approximately one milligram ... lobeline sulphate is a dark, thick, viscid substance and is difficult to ..."

3. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1917)
"... consumed equals 0.0127 grm. coniine. The fluid extract may be treated directly by the same process without previously evaporating it. lobeline (Vol. ..."

4. Notes on the Newer Remedies: Their Therapeutic Applications and Modes of by David Cerna (1894)
"The dose of the sulphate of lobeline is from I to 6 grains (0.06 to 0.36 gramme), ... The most prominent symptoms of poisoning produced by lobeline ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1887)
"lobeline is a liquid alkaloid of a brownish-red color, ... In general terms, lobeline is a paralyzer, causing death by failure of respiration. ..."

6. Bulletin by Lloyd Library (Cincinnati, Ohio) (1907)
"lobeline turns red with sulphuric acid, yellow with nitric acid and dissolves ... Salts of lobeline are very soluble in water and those we have examined ..."

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