Medical Dictionary


noun ar·bu·tin \är-ˈbyüt-ən, ˈär-byət-ən\

Medical Definition of ARBUTIN

:  a crystalline glucoside C12H16O7 found in the leaves of various plants (as the bearberry) of the heath family (Ericaceae) and sometimes used as a urinary antiseptic


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