gossypol definition

  • noun:
    • A toxic pigment, C30H30O8, obtained from cottonseed oil and detoxified by home heating, that has been experimentally demonstrated to restrict sperm manufacturing.
    • any one of a class of toxic polyphenols found in the seeds of this cotton fiber plant
    • Same as gossypein.

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