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solanine

noun so·la·nine \ˈsō-lə-ˌnēn, -nən\

Definition of solanine

  1. :  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

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

Origin of solanine

French solanine, from Latin solanum


First Known Use: 1838


Medical Dictionary

solanine

noun so·la·nine

Medical Definition of solanine

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



Variants of solanine

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

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