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Helleborein

Helleborein

(Science: protein) 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.


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