noun jat·ror·rhi·zine \ˌja‧trəˈrīˌzēn, -īzən\
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Definition of jatrorrhizine



  1. :  an alkaloid C20H21NO5 that occurs in calumba and is related in structure to berberine

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Origin and Etymology of jatrorrhizine

International Scientific Vocabulary jatrorrhiz-, jateorhiz- (from New Latin Jatrorrhiza or Jateorhiza, genus name of Jatrorrhiza palmata or Jateorhiza palmata) + -ine

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capable of being understood in two ways

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