a toxic alkaloid obtained from the seeds of the , used chiefly in veterinary medicine as an agent for killing and expelling intestinal worms.
arecoline is an oil, and the physiological action of the betel nut is alone due to this substance.
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areflexia areflexia a·re·flex·i·a (ā’rĭ-flěk’sē-ə) n. The absence of reflexes.
noun a plural of erg2
unconcerned with or indifferent to matters. adjective not practicing a religion; indifferent to or uninfluenced by a religion Examples The US advocates an areligious education.
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a private chapel in Padua containing a fresco cycle painted (1305–06) by Giotto. Historical Examples Giotto represents this vice under the same symbol; but it is the weakest of all the figures in the Arena Chapel. The Stones of Venice, Volume II (of 3), John Ruskin The Arena Chapel stands apart, and is approached, at […]