sarmentogenin

noun
sar·​men·​to·​gen·​in | \ sär-ˌmen-tə-ˈjen-ən How to pronounce sarmentogenin (audio) , ˌsär-mən-ˈtäj-ə-nən How to pronounce sarmentogenin (audio) \

Medical Definition of sarmentogenin

: a crystalline steroid lactone C23H34O5 closely related to digitoxigenin, found in several plants of the genus Strophanthus, obtained especially by hydrolysis of sarmentocymarin, and used in a synthesis of cortisone

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“Sarmentogenin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sarmentogenin. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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