Medical Dictionary


noun sar·men·to·gen·in
\sär-ˌmen-tə-ˈjen-ən, ˌsär-mən-ˈtäj-ə-nən\


:  a crystalline steroid lactone C23H34O5 closely related to digitoxigenin, found in several plants of the genus Strophanthus, obtained especially by hydrolysis of sarmentocymarin, and used in a synthesis of cortisone
March 30, 2015
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