jatrorrhizine

noun
jat·​ror·​rhi·​zine | \ ˌja‧trəˈrīˌzēn, -īzᵊn \
variants: or jateorhizine \ ˌjatēōˈr-​ \
plural -s

Definition of jatrorrhizine

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

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History and Etymology for 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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“Jatrorrhizine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jatrorrhizine. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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