swainsonine

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Etymology[edit]

Swainsona +‎ -ine

Noun[edit]

swainsonine (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, biochemistry) An indolizidine alkaloid, found in various Swainsona and other species (including locoweed), which disrupts the nervous system.