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ber•be•rine



Pronunciation: (bûr'bu-rēn"), [key]
n. Pharm.
a white or yellow, crystalline, water-soluble alkaloid, C20H19NO5, derived from barberry or goldenseal, used as an antipyrotic, antibacterial, and stomachic.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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