Definition of Helleborein

1. n. A poisonous glucoside accompanying helleborin in several species of hellebore, and extracted as a white crystalline substance with a bittersweet taste. It has a strong action on the heart, resembling digitalin.



Definition of Helleborein

1. Noun. (alternative form of helleborin) ¹

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Medical Definition of Helleborein

1. A poisonous chemical found in the roots and rhizomes (underground stem other than roots) of certain hellebore plants. It is a yellow crystalline solid with the chemical formula C37H56O18 and is used as a stimulant of the heart. (09 Oct 1997)

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hellebore
helleborein (current term)
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