smilacin
Parillin Pa*ril"lin, n. [Shortened fr. sarsaparillin.] (Chem.) A glucoside resembling saponin, found in the root of sarsaparilla, smilax, etc., and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance; -- called also {smilacin}, {sarsaparilla saponin}, and {sarsaparillin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Smilacin — Smil a*cin, n. [Cf. F. similacine. See {Smilax}.] (Chem.) See {Parrilin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smilacin — (Sassaparillin, Pariglin), C42H34O14, ein krystallisirbarer Bestandtheil der Sassaparillwurzel; man erhält es, indem man die alkoholische Abkochung der Wurzel mit essigsaurem Bleioxyd fällt u. mit Thierkohle digerirt; die durch… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Smilacin — Smilacin, das in der Sassaparillwurzel enthaltene Alkaloid; s. Sassaparill und Alkaloid …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • smilacin — smi·la·cin (smiґlə sin) [Gr. smilakinos pertaining to smilax] a poisonous glycoside, from sarsaparilla …   Medical dictionary

  • smilacin — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Parillin — Pa*ril lin, n. [Shortened fr. sarsaparillin.] (Chem.) A glucoside resembling saponin, found in the root of sarsaparilla, smilax, etc., and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance; called also {smilacin}, {sarsaparilla saponin}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sarsaparilla saponin — Parillin Pa*ril lin, n. [Shortened fr. sarsaparillin.] (Chem.) A glucoside resembling saponin, found in the root of sarsaparilla, smilax, etc., and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance; called also {smilacin}, {sarsaparilla saponin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sarsaparillin — Parillin Pa*ril lin, n. [Shortened fr. sarsaparillin.] (Chem.) A glucoside resembling saponin, found in the root of sarsaparilla, smilax, etc., and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance; called also {smilacin}, {sarsaparilla saponin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Smilax — For another plant sometimes called Smilax see Asparagus asparagoides. Smilax Mediterranean Smilax (Smilax aspera) in fruit Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Sarsaparilla — Stechwinden Smilax aristolochiifolia, Illustration aus Koehler 1887 Systematik Abteilung: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliophyta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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