Medical Dictionary

esculin

noun es·cu·lin
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aesculin

\ˈes-kyə-lən\play

Medical Definition of esculin

  1. :  a glucoside C15H16O9 from the inner bark of the horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastaneum) and roots of the yellow jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens) that absorbs ultraviolet rays


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