sinigrin

noun
sin·​i·​grin | \ ˈsin-i-grin How to pronounce sinigrin (audio) \

Medical Definition of sinigrin

: a crystalline glucoside C10H16KNO9S2 found in the seeds of black mustard (Brassica nigra) from which allyl isothiocyanate is obtained — compare mustard oil sense 1

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“Sinigrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sinigrin. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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