hederagenin

noun
hed·​er·​a·​gen·​in | \ ˌhedərəˈjenə̇n; ˌhedəˈrajənə̇n, -ˌnēn \
plural -s

Definition of hederagenin

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

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History and Etymology for hederagenin

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

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“Hederagenin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hederagenin. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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