Definition of Antiarin

1. n. A poisonous principle obtained from antiar.



Definition of Antiarin

1. Noun. Either of two cardiac glycoside poisons produced by the upas tree (''Antiaris toxicaria''). ¹

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Definition of Antiarin

1. antiar [n -S] - See also: antiar

Medical Definition of Antiarin

1. A poisonous principle obtained from antiar. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antiarin

antiantibody
antiantitoxin
antianxiety
antianxiety agent
antianxiety drug
antiapartheid
antiaphrodisiacs
antiapoplectic
antiapoptosis
antiapoptotic
antiar
antiarachnolysin
antiarch
antiarchs
antiarin (current term)
antiarins
antiaristocracy
antiaristocratic
antiarmor
antiarmour
antiarmy
antiaromatic
antiaromaticity
antiarrhythmic
antiarrhythmic drug
antiarrhythmic medication
antiarrhythmics
antiars
antiart

Literary usage of Antiarin

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1. Poisons: Their Effects and Detection by Alexander Wynter Blyth, Meredith Wynter Blyth (1906)
"antiarin is obtained in crystals, by first treating the inspissated milky juice with petroleum ether to remove fatty and other matters, and then dissolving ..."

2. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1864)
"Oxygen-nucleus antiarin. ... at last to an extract, from a solution of which in boiling water antiarin, amounting to 3'5 pc of the dried sap, crystallises. ..."

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