genin

[ jen-in ]
/ ˈdʒɛn ɪn /
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noun Biochemistry.


Nearby words

  1. geniculately,
  2. geniculation,
  3. geniculum,
  4. genie,
  5. genii,
  6. genion,
  7. genioplasty,
  8. genip,
  9. genipap,
  10. genista

Origin of genin

First recorded in 1910–15; extracted from the names of aglycons, such as sapogenin, saligenin, etc.

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