bryonin definition

  • noun:
    • An emetic material obtained from bryony root.
    • A bitter concept obtained from foot of the bryony (Bryonia alba and Bryonia dioica). Its a white, or somewhat coloured, compound, and it is emetic and cathartic.
    • A white intensely sour concept, a glucoside (C48H80O19) extracted from the main of Bryonia alba and B. dioica. Additionally spelled brionin, brionine.

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