so·la·nine (sōlə-nēn′, -nĭn) also so·la·nin (-nĭn)
A bitter poisonous alkaloid, C45H73NO15, found in potatoes and other plants of the nightshade family. It has narcotic properties and was formerly used to treat epilepsy.
[French, from Latin sōlānum, nightshade, from sōl, sun; see sāwel- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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