loganin

noun lo·ga·nin \ˈlōgənə̇n\

Definition of loganin

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline glucoside C17H26O10 obtained especially from nux vomica and the buckbean

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Origin and Etymology of loganin

International Scientific Vocabulary logan- (from New Latin Loganiaceae, family to which nux vomica belongs) + -in


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