plumbagin definition

  • noun:
    • The toxin 5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone.
    • A crystalline compound said to be found in the reason behind a specific plant associated with the Leadwort (Plumbago) household.
    • A name provided by Dulong to ophioxylin, through an error in pinpointing the plant that he received the compound.

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