Sinistrin
Sinistrin Sin"is*trin (s[i^]n"[i^]s*tr[i^]n), n. [L. sinister left.] (Chem.) A mucilaginous carbohydrate, resembling achro["o]dextrin, extracted from squill as a colorless amorphous substance; -- so called because it is levorotatory. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sinistrin — Strukturformel Eine mögliche Struktur von Sinistrin Allgemeines Name Sinistrin Ande …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sinistrin — sinis·trin …   English syllables

  • sinistrin — ˈsinə̇strə̇n, sə̇ˈnis noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary sinistr + in : a levorotatory polysaccharide (C6H10O5)x. derived from squill and constituted of repeating fructose units …   Useful english dictionary

  • sinistr- — combining form or sinistro Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin sinistr , sinister left, on the left side 1. a. : left sinistrad …   Useful english dictionary

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