bergapten

noun
ber·gap·ten | \ bər-ˈgap-tən \
variants: or bergaptene \bər-ˈgap-ˌtēn \
plural -s

Definition of bergapten 

: a crystalline lactone C12H8O4 that separates from crude bergamot oil on standing

called also bergamot camphor

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History and Etymology for bergapten

International Scientific Vocabulary bergamot + -pten -ptene (as in eleoptene)

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