morindin
morindin mo*rin"din, n. (Chem.) A yellow dyestuff ({C27H30O14}) extracted from the root bark of an East Indian plant ({Morinda citrifolia}) or from the bark of {Coprosma australis}. The substance is also found in the fruit of the {Morinda citrifolia}, called noni, which is touted by some merchants to have a stimulatory effect on the immune system. It is a disaccharide derivative of anthracenedione. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Morindin — (Morindagelb), C28H15O15 od. C72H20O20, gelber Farbstoff aus der Sooranjee, der Wurzel von Morinda citrifolia, durch Ausziehen mit Alkohol dargestellt; er krystallisirte aus der alkoholischen Lösung in kleinen, concentrisch gruppirten Nadeln,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Morindīn — Morindīn, s. Morinda …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • morindin — mo·rin·din …   English syllables

  • morindin — də̇n noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Morinda + English in : any of several crystalline glycosides extracted from the bark of rubiaceous trees of the genera Morinda and Coprosma …   Useful english dictionary

  • C27H30O14 — morindin mo*rin din, n. (Chem.) A yellow dyestuff ({C27H30O14}) extracted from the root bark of an East Indian plant ({Morinda citrifolia}) or from the bark of {Coprosma australis}. The substance is also found in the fruit of the {Morinda… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coprosma australis — morindin mo*rin din, n. (Chem.) A yellow dyestuff ({C27H30O14}) extracted from the root bark of an East Indian plant ({Morinda citrifolia}) or from the bark of {Coprosma australis}. The substance is also found in the fruit of the {Morinda… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Morinda citrifolia — morindin mo*rin din, n. (Chem.) A yellow dyestuff ({C27H30O14}) extracted from the root bark of an East Indian plant ({Morinda citrifolia}) or from the bark of {Coprosma australis}. The substance is also found in the fruit of the {Morinda… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Morinda citrifolia — morindin mo*rin din, n. (Chem.) A yellow dyestuff ({C27H30O14}) extracted from the root bark of an East Indian plant ({Morinda citrifolia}) or from the bark of {Coprosma australis}. The substance is also found in the fruit of the {Morinda… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Morinda tinctoria — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots …   Wikipedia

  • Morinda — L., Gattung der Rubiazeen, Sträucher und Bäumchen zuweilen kletternd oder epiphytisch, mit gewöhnlich häutigen, kreuzgegenständigen Blättern, mit den Blattstielen scheidig verwachsenen Nebenblättern, Blüten in kugeligen Köpfchen, die einzeln… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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