amygdalin


amyg·da·lin

noun \-lən\

Definition of AMYGDALIN

:  a white crystalline cyanogenetic glucoside C20H27NO11 found especially in the seeds of the apricot, peach, and bitter almond — compare laetrile

Origin of AMYGDALIN

Latin amygdala
First Known Use: 1651

amyg·da·lin

noun \ə-ˈmig-də-lən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMYGDALIN

: a white crystalline cyanogenetic glucoside C20H27NO11 found especially in the seeds of the apricot, peach, and bitter almond

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