solanine

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

solanin

Definition of solanine

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of solanine

French solanine, from Latin solanum


First Known Use: 1838


Medical Dictionary

solanine

noun so·la·nine
variants: or

solanin

\ˈsō-lə-ˌnēn, -nən\play play

Medical Definition of solanine

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


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