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  • Colchicine [r]: Poisonous, pale-yellow alkaloid obtained from the seed capsules, corms, and bulbs of the meadow saffron, used in plant breeding to induce chromosome doubling and in medicine to treat gout. [e]
  • Crocus [r]: is a genus of over eighty species of small, perennial flowering plants in the iris family (Iridaceae) which can bloom in the spring or in the fall, though the name "autumn crocus" is also applied to plants of the genus Colchicum. [e]
  • Gout [r]: Disturbance of uric-acid metabolism, characterized by painful inflammation of the joints, especially of the feet, from the deposition of urate crystals. [e]