botogenin

noun bo·tog·e·nin \bōˈtäjənə̇n, ˌbätəˈjenə̇n\

Definition of botogenin

plural

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  1. :  a crystalline steroidal sapogenin C27H40O4 obtained from a yam (Dioscorea mexicana)

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Origin and Etymology of botogenin

boto- (perhaps irregular from Spanish batata sweet potato) + -genin — more at potato


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