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asclepiadin Explained

asclepiadin at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

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}.