cynanchin
Vincetoxin Vin`ce*tox"in, n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort ({Vincetoxicum officinale}, a plant of the Asclepias family) as a bitter yellow amorphous substance; -- called also {asclepiadin}, and {cynanchin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • asclepiadin — Vincetoxin Vin ce*tox in, n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort ({Vincetoxicum officinale}, a plant of the Asclepias family) as a bitter yellow amorphous substance; called also {asclepiadin}, and {cynanchin}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vincetoxicum officinale — Vincetoxin Vin ce*tox in, n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort ({Vincetoxicum officinale}, a plant of the Asclepias family) as a bitter yellow amorphous substance; called also {asclepiadin}, and {cynanchin}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vincetoxin — Vin ce*tox in, n. (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort ({Vincetoxicum officinale}, a plant of the Asclepias family) as a bitter yellow amorphous substance; called also {asclepiadin}, and {cynanchin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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