myrosin

noun
my·ro·sin | \ ˈmir-ə-sən , ˈmīr- \

Medical Definition of myrosin 

: an enzyme occurring in various plants of the mustard family (Cruciferae) that hydrolyzes the glucoside sinigrin

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