cathartina
cathartin ca*thar"tin, n. (Chem.) The bitter, purgative principle of senna. It is a glucoside with the properties of a weak acid; -- called also {cathartic acid}, and {cathartina}. [1913 Webster]

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  • cathartic acid — cathartin ca*thar tin, n. (Chem.) The bitter, purgative principle of senna. It is a glucoside with the properties of a weak acid; called also {cathartic acid}, and {cathartina}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cathartin — ca*thar tin, n. (Chem.) The bitter, purgative principle of senna. It is a glucoside with the properties of a weak acid; called also {cathartic acid}, and {cathartina}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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