chlorogenin

noun

chlo·​ro·​gen·​in
plural -s
: a steroidal sapogenin C27H44O4 obtained from a soap plant (Chlorogalum pomeridianum)

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary chloro- (from New Latin chlorogalum pomeridianum) + -genin

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“Chlorogenin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlorogenin. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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