solasonine

noun
so·​las·​o·​nine | \ səˈlasəˌnēn, ˌsäləˈsōˌn-, -nə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of solasonine

: a crystalline glycosidic alkaloid C45H73NO16 obtained from several solanaceous plants (such as Solanum sodomaeum) and closely related to solanine but yielding solasodine on hydrolysis

called also solanine-S

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History and Etymology for solasonine

solaso- (from New Latin Solanum sodomaeum, from Solanum + sodomaeum, neuter of sodomaeus of Sodom, from Late Latin Sodoma Sodom, from Greek) + solanine

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“Solasonine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solasonine. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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