plural -s
: a crystalline alkaloid C19H21NO4 obtained from the roots of certain fumeworts (as members of the genus Corydalis)

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary cory- (from New Latin Corydalis) + tuber- (from New Latin tuberosa—former specific epithet of Corydalis cava—from Latin, feminine of tuberosus tuberous) + -ine

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“Corytuberine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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