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co•nif•er•in



Pronunciation: (kō-nif'ur-in, ku-), [key]
n. Chem.
a grayish-white, water-soluble powder, C16H22O8·2H2O, obtained from the cambium of coniferous trees and from asparagus: used chiefly in the manufacture of vanillin.

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