Solanine meaning

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A bitter poisonous alkaloid, C45 H73 NO15 , found in potatoes and other plants of the nightshade family. It has narcotic properties and was formerly used to treat epilepsy.
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A complex glycosidic alkaloid, C45H73NO15, found in potato sprouts and various plants of the nightshade family.
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A bitter poisonous alkaloid, C45 H73 NO15 , found in potatoes and other plants of the nightshade family. It has narcotic properties and was formerly used to treat epilepsy.
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(organic chemistry) A poisonous glycoalkaloid found in many species of the nightshade family.
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Origin of solanine

  • French from Latin sōlānum nightshade from sōl sun sāwel- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition