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santonin

[san-tuh-nin] /ˈsæn tə nɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a crystalline compound, C 1 5 H 1 8 O 3 , the active principle of santonica.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; santon(ica) + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for santonin

santonin

/ˈsæntənɪn/
noun
1.
a white crystalline soluble substance extracted from the dried flower heads of santonica and used in medicine as an anthelmintic. Formula: C15H18O3
Word Origin
C19: from santonica + -in
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santonin in Medicine

santonin san·to·nin (sān'tə-nĭn)
n.
A colorless crystalline compound obtained from species of wormwood and used as an anthelmintic.

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