yohimbine

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Chemical structure of yohimbine
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Etymology[edit]

From yohimbe +‎ -ine.

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yohimbine (countable and uncountable, plural yohimbines)

  1. (organic chemistry, pharmacology) A toxic crystalline compound obtained from the bark of the yohimbe tree, used as an adrenergic blocking agent and also as an aphrodisiac in the treatment of impotence.

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Noun[edit]

yohimbine f (plural yohimbines)

  1. yohimbine

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