truxilline

noun tru·xi·lline \trüˈhē(y)ə̇n, -hilə̇n; ˌtrəkˈsilə̇n\

Definition of truxilline

plural

-s

  1. :  either of two isomeric amorphous alkaloids C38H46N2O8 that are obtained from Truxillo coca and the yield on hydrolysis methanol, levorotatory ecgonine, and an acid: a :  the isomer that yields alpha-truxillic acid —called also alpha-truxilline b :  the isomer that yields beta-truxinic acid —called also beta-truxilline

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Origin and Etymology of truxilline

International Scientific Vocabulary truxill- (in Truxillo coca) + -ine


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