noun scu·tel·larin \sk(y)üˈtelərə̇n, ˌsk(y)ütəlˈa(a)rə̇n\

Definition of scutellarin



  1. 1 :  a resinoid prepared from the root of the mad-dog skullcap and related mints of the genus Scutellaria and used especially formerly as a tonic and nerve sedative

  2. 2 :  a yellow crystalline compound C21H18O12 obtained from the root of the mad-dog skullcap

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Origin and Etymology of scutellarin

International Scientific Vocabulary scutellar- (from New Latin Scutellaria) + -in

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