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salicin

noun sal·i·cin \ˈsal-i-sin\

Medical Definition of SALICIN

:  a bitter white crystalline glucoside C13H18O7 found in the bark and leaves of several willows and poplars, yielding saligenin and glucose on hydrolysis, and formerly used in medicine as an antipyretic, antirheumatic, and tonic

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