Colocynthin
Colocynthin Col`o*cyn"thin, n. [Cf. F. colocynthine.] (Chem.) The active medicinal principle of colocynth; a bitter, yellow, crystalline substance, regarded as a glucoside. [1913 Webster]

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  • Colocynthin — Colocynthin, Extractivstoff der Coloquinten (s.d.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • colocynthin — colo·cyn·thin (kol″o sinґthin) a bitter, cathartic glycoside found in colocynth …   Medical dictionary

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  • Coloquinten — (Colocynthides, Cucumis od. Fructus colocynthidis), die Früchte von Cucumis colocynthis; kugelrund, Anfangs grün, dann gelblich, faustgroß, mit dünner, häutiger Schale, weißem, schwammigem Mark. Sie kommen, gewöhnlich von der äußeren Schale… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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