-sə̇n sometimes ˌrē‧t-
plural -s
: a crystalline amino dihydroxy bicyclic alcohol C8H13NO2 derived from pyrrole and formed by hydrolysis of various alkaloids (as senecionine or monocrotaline)

Word History


retrorsine + senecionine

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“Retronecine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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