aloin

noun
al·​o·​in | \ ˈal-ə-wən How to pronounce aloin (audio) \

Medical Definition of aloin

: a bitter yellow crystalline cathartic obtained from the aloe and containing one or more glycosides (as barbaloin)

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“Aloin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aloin. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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