corybulbine

noun cor·y·bul·bine \ ˌkȯrə̇ˈbəlˌbēn , -bə̇n \

Definition of corybulbine

plural -s
: a crystalline alkaloid C21H25NO4 obtained from the roots of species of Corydalis

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Origin and Etymology of corybulbine

International Scientific Vocabulary cory- (from New Latin Corydalis) + bulb- (from New Latin bulbosa—former specific epithet of Corydalis cava—from Latin, feminine of bulbosus bulbous) + -ine


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