quillaic acid

noun
quil·​la·​ic acid | \ kwi-ˌlā-ik- \

Medical Definition of quillaic acid

: a poisonous crystalline triterpenoid sapogenin C30H46O5 obtained by hydrolysis of the saponin from soapbark

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