Withanolide Definition

noun

Any of a group of naturally occurring chemical compounds occurring as secondary metabolites primarily in genera of the nightshade family. They consist of a steroid backbone bound to a lactone or one of its derivatives.

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Other Word Forms of Withanolide

Noun

Singular:
withanolide
Plural:
withanolides

Origin of Withanolide

  • From Withania, one of the species in which they occur.

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