gentisin

noun gen·ti·sin \ˈjentəsə̇n\

Definition of gentisin

plural

-s

  1. :  a yellow crystalline anthoxanthin pigment C14H10O5 obtained from gentian root

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Origin and Etymology of gentisin

International Scientific Vocabulary genti- (from New Latin Gentiana, genus name of Gentiana lutea) + -sin (as in pepsin, trypsin)


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