emodin

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em·o·din

noun \ˈe-mə-dən\

Definition of EMODIN

:  an orange crystalline phenolic compound C15H10O5 that is obtained from plants (as rhubarb and cascara buckthorn) and is used as a laxative

Origin of EMODIN

International Scientific Vocabulary emodi- (from New Latin Rheum emodi, species of rhubarb) + 1-in
First Known Use: 1858

em·o·din

noun \ˈem-ə-dən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EMODIN

: an orange crystalline phenolic compound C15H10O5 that is obtained from plants (as rhubarb and cascara buckthorn) and is used as a laxative

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