Phillyrin Phil"ly*rin, n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from Phillyrea as a bitter white crystalline substance. It is sometimes used as a febrifuge. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • phillyrin — phil·ly·rin (filґĭ rin) a crystalline substance that has antimalarial properties, extracted from the leaves and bark of evergreens of the genus Phillyrea, especially P. latifolia L …   Medical dictionary

  • phillyrin — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Phillygenin — Phil*lyg e*nin, n. [Phillyrin + gen + in.] (Chem.) A pearly crystalline substance obtained by the decomposition of phillyrin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phillyrea — Phil·ly·rea (fĭ lirґe ə) a genus of evergreen shrubs of the family Oleaceae, native to the Mediterranean region. P. latifoґlia L. has leaves and bark that contain the medicinal substance phillyrin …   Medical dictionary

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