hordenine

noun
hor·​de·​nine | \ -dəˌnēn, -nə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of hordenine

: a crystalline alkaloid HOC6H4CH2CH2N(CH3)2 found in germinating barley and in mescal

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History and Etymology for hordenine

International Scientific Vocabulary horden- (from Latin hordeum) + -ine; originally formed in French

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