myricitrin

noun my·ric·i·trin \mə̇ˈrisə‧trə̇n\

Definition of myricitrin

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline glycoside C21H20O12 obtained especially from the bark of the box myrtle and yielding myricetin and rhamnose on hydrolysis

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Origin and Etymology of myricitrin

International Scientific Vocabulary myric- (from New Latin Myrica) + -itrin (as in quercitrin)


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