solanine

noun so·la·nine \ ˈsō-lə-ˌnēn , -nən \
variants: or less commonly solanin

Definition of solanine

: a bitter poisonous crystalline alkaloid C45H73NO15 found in the parts (such as tubers and fruits) of several plants (such as potatoes and tomatoes) of the nightshade family

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Origin and Etymology of solanine

French solanine, from Latin solanum


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solanine

noun so·la·nine
variants: or solanin play \ˈsō-lə-ˌnēn, -nən\

medical Definition of solanine

: a bitter poisonous crystalline alkaloid C45H72NO15 from several plants (as some potatoes or tomatoes) of the family Solanaceae

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