noun ten·u·lin \ˈtenyələ̇n\

Definition of tenulin



  1. :  a crystalline sesquiterpenoid lactone C17H22O5 obtained from plants of the genus Helenium (as H. tenuifolium)

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Origin and Etymology of tenulin

New Latin tenuifolium (specific epithet of Helenium tenuifolium) (from Latin tenuis thin + folium leaf) + -lin (as in helenalin) — more at blade

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