plural -s
: 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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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