amygdalin

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noun amyg·da·lin \ -lən \

Definition of amygdalin

:a white crystalline cyanogenetic glucoside C20H27NO11 found especially in the seeds of the apricot, peach, and bitter almond — compare laetrile

Origin and Etymology of amygdalin

Latin amygdala


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amygdalin

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noun amyg·da·lin \ ə-ˈmig-də-lən \

medical Definition of amygdalin

:a white crystalline cyanogenic glucoside C20H27NO11 found especially in the seeds of the apricot, peach, and bitter almond

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