noun iri·sin \ˈīrə̇sə̇n\

Definition of irisin



  1. :  a polysaccharide (C6H10O5)x occurring especially in the rhizomes of some irises and like inulin yielding levulose on hydrolysis

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Origin and Etymology of irisin

International Scientific Vocabulary iris + -in; originally formed in German

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capable of being understood in two ways

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