esculin definition

  • noun:
    • Coumarin glucoside which is present in horse-chestnuts, dapnin, and California Buckeye.
    • A glucoside obtained through the Æsculus hippocastanum, or horse-chestnut, and described as its fine blue fluorescent solutions.
    • A crystalline sour concept, difficultly soluble in liquid and alcohol, which can be found in the bark associated with the horse-chestnut tree, Æsculus Hippocastanum.

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