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noun Pharmacology.

  1. a crystalline or white powdery substance, C29H40N2O4, the active principle of ipecac: used chiefly in the treatment of amebic dysentery and as an emetic and expectorant.

noun

  1. a white bitter poisonous alkaloid obtained from ipecacuanha: the hydrochloride is used to treat amoebic infections. Formula: C 29 H 40 O 4 N 2

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