chrysophanic acid

noun
chrys·​o·​phan·​ic acid | \ ˌkris-ə-ˌfan-ik- How to pronounce chrysophanic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of chrysophanic acid

: a yellow crystalline phenol C15H10O4 occurring especially in rhubarb and senna leaves

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“Chrysophanic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chrysophanic%20acid. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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