meaning of Aconitine

Aconitine meaning in General Dictionary

An intensely toxic alkaloid obtained from aconite

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  • An intensely poisonous alkaloid, obtained from aconite.

Aconitine meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An intensely toxic alkaloid, extracted from aconite.


Sentence Examples with the word Aconitine

The action of aconitine on the circulation is due to an initial stimulation of the cardio-inhibitory centre in the medulla oblongata (at the root of the vagus nerves), and later to a directly toxic influence on the nerve-ganglia and muscular fibres of the heart itself.

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