noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
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The best known and most widely distributed of these is amygdalin.
The most important cyanogenetic glucoside is amygdalin, which occurs in bitter almonds.
Amygdalin was first discovered in 1830, and was one of the first substances to be recognized as a glucoside.
In other words, amygdalin is a true glucoside rather than a maltoside.
In the amygdalin molecule, it exists in the dextro form, which has been named "prunasin."