aloe-emodin

noun
al·​oe-em·​o·​din | \ ˌal-ō-ˈem-ə-dən How to pronounce aloe-emodin (audio) \

Medical Definition of aloe-emodin

: an orange-yellow crystalline cathartic compound C15H10O5 obtained from aloes, rhubarb, and senna leaves

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