variants or jateorhizine
plural -s
: an alkaloid C20H21NO5 that occurs in calumba and is related in structure to berberine

Word History


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 29 Sep. 2023.

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