glu·​co·​sin·​o·​late ˌglü-kō-ˈsin-ə-ˌlāt How to pronounce glucosinolate (audio)
: any of various bitter sulfur-containing glycosides found especially in cruciferous plants (as broccoli, cabbage, and mustard) that when hydrolyzed form bioactive compounds (as isothiocyanates) including some which are anticarcinogenic

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“Glucosinolate.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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