variants or less commonly vicin
plural -s
: a crystalline glucoside C10H16N4O7 obtained especially from seeds of vetches (genus Vicia) and beets that yields glucose and a pyrimidine on hydrolysis

Word History


Latin vicia vetch + International Scientific Vocabulary -ine

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“Vicine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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