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One entry found for colchicine.
Main Entry: col·chi·cine
Pronunciation: primarystresskäl-chschwa-secondarystresssemacronn, primarystresskäl-kschwa-
Function: noun
: a poisonous substance that is obtained from the corms or seeds of a plant resembling a crocus and that is used on cells to cause changes in chromosome numbers and to produce new varieties of plants

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