Apoc·y·num ə-'päs-ə-nəm n a genus of chiefly American perennial herbs of the dogbane family (Apocynaceae) with opposite leaves and small white or pink flowers comprising the dogbanes of which several (esp. A. androsaemifolium and A. cannabium) are the source of substances with physiological activity resembling digitalis see INDIAN HEMP (1)

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Apoc·y·num (ə-posґĭ-nəm) the dogbanes, a genus of poisonous North American plants of the family Apocynaceae, noted for their digitalis-like cardioactive principles. A. cannabiґnum L. (Canadian or Indian hemp) and A. androsaemifoґlium L. contain apocynin.

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