solanine


so·la·nine

noun \ˈsō-lə-ˌnēn, -nən\

Definition of SOLANINE

:  a bitter poisonous crystalline alkaloid C45H73NO15 found in the parts (as tubers and fruits) of several plants (as potatoes and tomatoes) of the nightshade family

Variants of SOLANINE

so·la·nine also so·la·nin \ˈsō-lə-ˌnēn, -nən\

Origin of SOLANINE

French solanine, from Latin solanum
First Known Use: 1838

so·la·nine

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SOLANINE

: a bitter poisonous crystalline alkaloid C45H72NO15 from several plants (as some potatoes or tomatoes) of the family Solanaceae

Variants of SOLANINE

so·la·nine or so·la·nin \ˈsō-lə-ˌnēn, -nən\

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