aloe-emodin

noun

al·​oe-em·​o·​din ˌal-ō-ˈem-ə-dən How to pronounce aloe-emodin (audio)
: an orange-yellow crystalline cathartic compound C15H10O5 obtained from aloes, rhubarb, and senna leaves

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“Aloe-emodin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aloe-emodin. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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