Definition of Alkaloid

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Alkaloid: A member of a large group of chemicals that are made by plants and have nitrogen in them. Many alkaloids possess potent pharmacologic effects. The alkaloids include cocaine, nicotine, strychnine, caffeine, morphine, pilocarpine, atropine, methamphetamine, mescaline, ephedrine, and tryptamine.


About how much does an adult human brain weigh? See Answer

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors