jecorin

noun
jec·​o·​rin | \ ˈjekərə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of jecorin

: a complex lipoidal substance C105H186N5O46P3S somewhat resembling lecithin, originally isolated from liver tissue, and occurring in small quantities in blood and in various tissues

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History and Etymology for jecorin

International Scientific Vocabulary jecor- (from Latin jecor-, jecur liver) + -in

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“Jecorin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jecorin. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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