ryanodine

noun
ry·​an·​o·​dine | \ rīˈanəˌdēn, -də̇n \
plural -s

Definition of ryanodine

: a crystalline insecticidal alkaloid C25H35NO9 that is toxic to mammals and is obtained from the root and stem of the ryania

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First Known Use of ryanodine

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ryanodine

irregular from New Latin Ryania (genus name of Ryania speciosa) + English -ine

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The first known use of ryanodine was in 1948

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“Ryanodine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ryanodine. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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