coriamyrtin

noun
co·​ri·​a·​myr·​tin | \ ˌkōr-ē-ə-ˈmərt-ᵊn, ˌkȯr- How to pronounce coriamyrtin (audio) \

Medical Definition of coriamyrtin

: a bitter poisonous crystalline compound C15H18O5 found in an Old World dye plant (Coriaria myrtifolia of the family Coriariaceae)

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