Aconitine



aconitine

aconitine a·con·i·tine (ə-kŏn’ĭ-tēn’, -tĭn)
n.
A poisonous alkaloid found in aconite, used externally as an analgesic.
Historical Examples

Did you see him take Mrs. Brewster’s aconitine pills off the hall table?
The Red Seal Natalie Sumner Lincoln

Of Aconitum ferox they report that it yields a comparatively large quantity of Pseudaconitine and a small quantity of aconitine.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

In 1832 Robiquet discovered codeine; and in 1833 atropine, aconitine, and hyoscyamine were distinguished by Geiger and Hesse.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

There was aconitine in Callista Blake’s apartment; the defense has not denied it.
The Trial of Callista Blake Edgar Pangborn

Four milligrams of aconitine in the organs he studied, and they say one milligram is enough to kill.
The Trial of Callista Blake Edgar Pangborn

“The fact that aconitine was used convinces me of that,” answered Kent.
The Red Seal Natalie Sumner Lincoln

Doctor, will you give the jury a description of the effects of aconitine in a lethal or near-lethal dose?
The Trial of Callista Blake Edgar Pangborn

Did you prescribe a dose of aconitine for Mrs. Brewster recently?
The Red Seal Natalie Sumner Lincoln

aconitine is an intensely poisonous alkaloid obtained from aconite.
The Curved Blades Carolyn Wells

aconitine doesn’t leave gross traces for post-mortem, it’s a job for the toxicologist, a chemical job.
The Trial of Callista Blake Edgar Pangborn

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