primulaverin

noun prim·u·lav·er·in \ˌprimyəˈlavərə̇n\

Definition of primulaverin

plural

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  1. :  a crystalline glycoside C20H28O13 that is isomeric with primeverin and occurs with it and that on hydrolysis yields primeverose and a derivative of gentisic acid

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Origin and Etymology of primulaverin

alteration (influenced by New Latin Primula) of International Scientific Vocabulary primeverin


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