iridin

noun

iri·​din ˈir-əd-ən How to pronounce iridin (audio) ˈīr- How to pronounce iridin (audio)
1
: a crystalline glucoside C24H26O13 occurring especially in orris root
2
: an oleoresin prepared from the common blue flag iris for use as a purgative and liver stimulant

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“Iridin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/iridin. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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