asclepiadin
Vincetoxin Vin`ce*tox"in, n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort ({Vincetoxicum officinale}, a plant of the Asclepias family) as a bitter yellow amorphous substance; -- called also {asclepiadin}, and {cynanchin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Asclepiădin — (Chem.), der brechenerregende Stoff der Wurzel Asclepias vincetoxicum; man erhält ihn durch Auskochen der Wurzeln mit Wasser, Fällen des Auszugs mit essigsaurem Bleioxyd u. Eindampfen des vom Blei befreiten Filtrates; das Extract zieht man mit… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • asclepiadin — as·cle·pi·a·din (as″klə piґə din) a toxic bitter principle found in species of Asclepias …   Medical dictionary

  • cynanchin — Vincetoxin Vin ce*tox in, n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort ({Vincetoxicum officinale}, a plant of the Asclepias family) as a bitter yellow amorphous substance; called also {asclepiadin}, and {cynanchin}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vincetoxicum officinale — Vincetoxin Vin ce*tox in, n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort ({Vincetoxicum officinale}, a plant of the Asclepias family) as a bitter yellow amorphous substance; called also {asclepiadin}, and {cynanchin}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vincetoxin — Vin ce*tox in, n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort ({Vincetoxicum officinale}, a plant of the Asclepias family) as a bitter yellow amorphous substance; called also {asclepiadin}, and {cynanchin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asclepias — as·cle·pi·as ə sklē pē əs, a n 1) cap a genus (family Asclepiadaceae) of perennial herbs found chiefly in No. America with flowers having a corona of five concave hoods each of which bears a slender horn see BUTTERFLY WEED, MILKWEED 2) any plant …   Medical dictionary

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