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a•myg•da•lin



Pronunciation: (u-mig'du-lin), [key]
n. Chem., Pharm.
a white, bitter-tasting, water-soluble, glycosidic powder, C20H27NO11, usually obtained from bitter almond seeds and the leaves of plants of the genus Prunus and related genera: used chiefly in medicine as an expectorant.

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