noun jec·o·rin \ˈjekərə̇n\

Definition of jecorin



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

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of jecorin

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

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up jecorin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


capable of being understood in two ways

Get Word of the Day daily email!