linamarin

noun

lin·​a·​mar·​in ˌlin-ə-ˈmar-ən How to pronounce linamarin (audio)
: a bitter crystalline toxic cyanogenic glucoside C10H17NO6 occurring especially in flax and the lima bean

called also phaseolunatin

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“Linamarin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/linamarin. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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