coniferin definition

  • noun:
    • A glucoside of coniferyl alcohol found in conifers
    • A glucoside obtained from the cambium layer of coniferous woods as a white crystalline material.
    • A crystalline glucoside (C16H22O8 + 2H2O) existing in coniferous woods, and perhaps in all wood-tissue. Also referred to as abietin.

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