tomatidine

noun
to·​mat·​i·​dine | \ təˈmatəˌdēn \
plural -s

Definition of tomatidine

: a crystalline steroid amine C27H45NO2 obtained by hydrolysis of tomatine and isolated from the roots of the tomato plant

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History and Etymology for tomatidine

tomatine + -idine

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“Tomatidine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tomatidine. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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