Definition of Bebeerine

1. n. An alkaloid got from the bark of the bebeeru, or green heart of Guiana (Nectandra Rodiœi). It is a tonic, antiperiodic, and febrifuge, and is used in medicine as a substitute for quinine.



Definition of Bebeerine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bebeerine

beaverskins
beavertail
beavertails
beaverteen
beaverteens
beavery
beazle
beazles
bebang
bebanged
bebar
bebark
bebathe
bebay
bebeast
bebeerine (current term)
bebeerines
bebeeru
bebeerus
bebelted
bebirine
beblast
bebleed
bebless
beblind
beblister
beblood
beblooded
beblooding
bebloods

Literary usage of Bebeerine

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1853)
"Quite recently, the attention of the profession has been directed to the sulphate of bebeerine as being possessed of very decided tonic ..."

2. The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine (1847)
"ments of Dr. Maclagan, and of Dr. Watt of George Town, Demerara, with the Sulphate of bebeerine, and of Dr. Anderson and others at Kamptee, &c., ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1845)
"On tht Medicinal Properties of bebeerine. By DOUGLAS MACLAGAN, MD, F RSE, &c. IN April 1843, I communicated to the Royal Society of Edinburgh some chemical ..."

4. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1845)
"ON THE MEDICINAL PROPERTIES OF bebeerine. By Douglas Maclagan, MD, ... bebeerine is a new vegetable alkali discovered by Dr. Rodie to exist in the ..."

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