Santonin definitions

săn'tə-nĭn
A colorless crystalline compound, C15 H18 O3 , obtained from species of wormwood, especially santonica, and formerly used as an anthelmintic.
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A colorless, poisonous, crystalline compound, C15H18O3, obtained from certain species of wormwood and formerly used in medicine as a vermifuge.
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A colorless crystalline compound, C15 H18 O3 , obtained from species of wormwood, especially santonica, and formerly used as an anthelmintic.
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(chemistry) An anthelmintic found in santonica and related plants.
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Origin of santonin

From santon(ica) +"Ž -in.