digitogenin

noun dig·i·to·gen·in

Definition of digitogenin

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline steroid sapogenin C27H44O5 obtained by hydrolysis of digitonin

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Origin and Etymology of digitogenin

blend of digitonin and -gen


First Known Use: 1875


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