androsin

noun an·dro·sin \ˈandrəsə̇n, -ˌsin\

Definition of androsin

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline glucoside C15H20O8 that is found in an herb (Apocynum androsaemifolium) and that yields glucose and acetovanillone on hydrolysis

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Origin and Etymology of androsin

International Scientific Vocabulary andros- (from New Latin androsaemifolium—specific epithet of Apocynum androsaemifolium—, from andr- + saemi- semi- + Latin folium leaf) + -in


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