Amygdalin

Amygdalin (from Ancient Greek: ἀμυγδαλή amygdálē `almond`), C20H27NO11, is a glycoside initially isolated from the seeds of the tree Prunus dulcis, also known as bitter almonds, by Pierre-Jean Robiquet and Antoine Boutron-Charlard, in 1830 and subsequently investigated by Liebig and Wöhler in 1830. Several other related species in th.....
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Amygdalin

• (n.) A glucoside extracted from bitter almonds as a white, crystalline substance.
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amygdalin

(ә-mig´dә-lin) a glycoside from kernels and pits of bitter almonds, apricots, cherries, peaches, and apples, as well as certain other plant parts. Crushed and moistened residues release an enzyme that catalyzes a chemical reaction leading to release of hydrogen cyanide, so that excessive ingestion can be tox...
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amygdalin

(from the article `benzaldehyde`) (C6H5CHO), the simplest representative of the aromatic aldehydes, occurring naturally as the glycoside amygdalin. Prepared synthetically, it is used ... Many members of the family Rosaceae produce chemicals called cyanogenetic glycosides (glycosides capable of releasing hydrogen cyanide gas, HCN, upon ....
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amygdalin

noun a bitter cyanogenic glucoside extracted from the seeds of apricots and plums and bitter almonds
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Amygdalin

A·myg'da·lin noun (Chemistry) A glucoside extracted from bitter almonds as a white, crystalline substance.
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amygdalin

A substance found in the pits of many fruits such as apricots and papayas, and in other foods. It has been tried in some countries as a treatment for cancer, but it has not been shown to work in clinical studies. Amygdalin is not approved for use in the United States. Also called laetrile.
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amygdalin

amygdalin (umig'dulin) : see benzaldehyde.
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amygdalin

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-mig′dă-lin Definitions: 1. A cyanogenic glucoside present in almonds and seeds of other plants of the family Rosaceae; the principal component of laetrile. Emulsin splits amygdalin into benzaldehyde, d-glucose, and hydrocyanic acid. Synonyms: amygdaloside
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amygdalin

[n] - a bitter cyanogenic glucoside extracted from the seeds of apricots and plums and bitter almonds
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