esculetin

noun
es·​cu·​le·​tin
variants: or aesculetin \ ˌes-​kyə-​ˈlēt-​ᵊn How to pronounce aesculetin (audio) \

Medical Definition of esculetin

: a crystalline lactone C9H6O4 obtained by hydrolysis of esculin

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“Esculetin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/esculetin. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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