jatrorrhizine

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

Definition of jatrorrhizine

plural -s
: 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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