solasonine

noun so·las·o·nine \səˈlasəˌnēn, ˌsäləˈsōˌn-, -nə̇n\

Definition of solasonine

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of 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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