hyperin

noun

hy·​per·​in
ˈhīpərə̇n
plural -s
: a glycoside C21H20O12 found in various plants (as St.-John's-wort and apples); quercetin 3-galactoside

Word History

Etymology

hyper- (from New Latin Hypericum, genus that produces it) + -in

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“Hyperin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperin. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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