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theobromine (s) (noun), theobromines (pl)
A white powder derived from the cacao bean, found in chocolate products and which has effects similar to caffeine: "Theobromine has been used as a diuretic in treating cardiovascular disorders and as a myocardial stimulant."

"Dogs consuming excessive amounts of cocoa sometimes suffer toxic effects from the theobromine; such as, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle spasms, and coma."

"Theobromine comes from modern Latin Theobroma, genus name of the cacao tree, literally 'food of the gods'."

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