prunitrin

noun pru·ni·trin \ˈprünə‧trə̇n\

Definition of prunitrin

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline glucoside C22H24O11 found in the bitter cherry of western and in the chokecherry of eastern North America that on hydrolysis yields glucose and prunetin

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Origin and Etymology of prunitrin

International Scientific Vocabulary pruni (from New Latin prunus, genus name of prunus emarginata) + -trin (as in dextrin)


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