myrosin

noun

my·​ro·​sin ˈmir-ə-sən How to pronounce myrosin (audio) ˈmīr- How to pronounce myrosin (audio)
: an enzyme occurring in various plants of the mustard family (Cruciferae) that hydrolyzes the glucoside sinigrin

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“Myrosin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myrosin. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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