Definition of jatrorrhizine
: 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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