noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary emodi- (from New Latin Rheum emodi, species of rhubarb) + 1-in Date: 1858 an orange crystalline phenolic compound C15H10O5 that is obtained from plants (as rhubarb and cascara buckthorn) and is used as a laxative

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  • Emodin — Em o*din, n. (Chem.) An orange red crystalline substance, {C15H10O5}, obtained from the buckthorn, rhubarb, etc., and regarded as a derivative of anthraquinone; so called from a species of rhubarb ({Rheum emodei}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emodīn — C15H10O5, ein Trioxyanthrachinon, findet sich in sehr geringer Menge in der Rhabarberwurzel, in Sennesblättern und Aloearten, entsteht bei Spaltung von Frangulin und Polygonin, bildet orangerote Nadeln, schmilzt bei 203° und löst sich in… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Emodin — Chembox new Name = Emodin ImageFile = Emodin.png ImageSize = 250px ImageName = Emodin OtherNames = 6 methyl 1,3,8 trihydroxyanthraquinoneEmodin (from Rheum emodi , a Himalayan rhubarb)* 1. A purgative resin, 6 methyl 1,3,8 trihydroxyanthraquinone …   Wikipedia

  • emodin — emodinas statusas T sritis chemija formulė (HO)₂C₆H₂:(CO)₂:C₆H₂(OH)CH₃ atitikmenys: angl. emodin rus. эмодин ryšiai: sinonimas – 1,3,8 trihidroksi 6 metil 9,10 antrachinonas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • emodin — ˈemədə̇n, dən noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary emodi (from New Latin emodi, specific epithet of Rheum emodi) + in : an orange crystalline phenolic compound C14H4O2( …   Useful english dictionary

  • emodin — em·o·din (ĕmʹə dĭn ) n. An orange crystalline compound, C14H4O2(OH)3CH3, obtained from rhubarb and other plants and used as a laxative.   [New Latin (Rheum) ēmōdi, a species of rhubarb, genitive of ēmōdus(from Greek Ēmōdos the Himalayas) + in.] * …   Universalium

  • emodin — A crystalline substance (cathartic) found in rhubarb, senna, cascara sagrada, and other purgative drugs. SYN: archin, frangulic acid. * * * em·o·din em ə dən n an orange crystalline phenolic compound C …   Medical dictionary

  • Emodin — E|mo|din [nlat. Rheum emodi, eine Rhabarberart (Bot.); ↑ in (3)], das; s: ↑ Anthraglykosid …   Universal-Lexikon

  • emodin — em·o·din …   English syllables

  • emodin — A substance found in certain plants, including rhubarb. It belongs to a family of compounds called anthraquinones, which have shown anti inflammatory and anticancer effects …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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