corybulbine

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

Definition of corybulbine

plural

-s

  1. :  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 — more at bulbous


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