juglone

noun
ju·​glone | \ ˈjü-ˌglōn How to pronounce juglone (audio) \

Medical Definition of juglone

: a reddish yellow crystalline compound C10H6O3 that is obtained especially from green shucks of walnuts and has fungicidal and antibiotic properties

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“Juglone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/juglone. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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