Phillygenin Phil*lyg"e*nin, n. [Phillyrin + -gen + -in.] (Chem.) A pearly crystalline substance obtained by the decomposition of phillyrin. [1913 Webster]

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  • phillygenin — Chem. (fɪˈlɪdʒɪnɪn) [f. phillyrin with ending of saligenin.] A resinous crystallizable substance (C21H24O6), polymeric with saligenin, obtained from phillyrin by boiling with hydrochloric acid, or by lactic fermentation. [see phillyrin] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phillyrin — Phillyrin, C54 H34 O22 +3 Aq., eine in der Rinde von Phillyrea enthaltene gepaarte Zuckerart, dem Salicin u. Phloridzin ähnlich; es ist krystallinisch, in heißem Wasser u. Alkohol löslich, fast geschmacklos, Säuren spalten es in Zucker u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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