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delphinin

[del-fuh-nin]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a violet anthocyanin, C41H38O21, found in the flowers of the larkspur, Delphinium consolida.

Origin of delphinin

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  • The systolic stillness of the heart is also removed by substances which paralyse the heart, as delphinin, saponin, and apomorphin.

    Poisons: Their Effects and Detection

    Alexander Wynter Blyth