genin

[ jen-in ]
/ ˈdʒɛn ɪn /

noun Biochemistry.

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Origin of genin

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

-genin

suff.

Relating to a steroid, often one that is toxic:sapogenin.
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