hederagenin

noun hed·er·a·gen·in \ˌhedərəˈjenə̇n; ˌhedəˈrajənə̇n, -ˌnēn\

Definition of hederagenin

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline triterpenoid saponin C30H48O4 obtained by hydrolysis of hederin and other saponins (as from soap nuts)

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Origin and Etymology of hederagenin

International Scientific Vocabulary hedera- (from New Latin Hedera) + -gen + -in


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