plural -s
: 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

Word History


rhiz- + pterin

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“Rhizopterin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhizopterin. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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