noun cor·y·tu·ber·ine \ˌkȯrə̇ˈtübəˌrēn, -ə‧ˈtyü-, -bərə̇n\

Definition of corytuberine



  1. :  a crystalline alkaloid C19H21NO4 obtained from the roots of certain fumeworts (as members of the genus Corydalis)

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Origin and Etymology of corytuberine

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 — more at corydalis, tuberous

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