pilocarpus pennatifolius


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Jaborandi \Jab`o*ran"di\, n. (Bot.)
   The native name of a South American rutaceous shrub
   (Pilocarpus pennatifolius). The leaves are used in medicine
   as an diaphoretic and sialogogue.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pilocarpine \Pi`lo*car"pine\, n. [From NL. {Pilocarpus
   pennatifolius} jaborandi; L. pilus hair + Gr. karpo`s fruit:
   cf. F. pilocarpine.] (Chem.)
   An alkaloid extracted from jaborandi ({Pilocarpus
   pennatifolius}) as a white amorphous or crystalline substance
   which has a peculiar effect on the vasomotor system.
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