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

Word History


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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“Corybulbine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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