rhizopterin

noun
rhi·zop·ter·in | \rīˈzäptərə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of rhizopterin 

: a pale yellow crystalline aldehydo amino acid C15H12N6O4 obtained in the fumaric acid fermentation by a black mold (Rhizopus nigricans) that promotes the growth of several streptococci : a formyl derivative of pteroic acid

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rhiz- + pterin

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