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es•cu•lin



Pronunciation: (es'kyu-lin), [key]
n. Chem.
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble glucoside, C15H16O9, obtained from the bark of the common horse chestnut and used chiefly in skin preparations as a protective against sunburn. Also,aesculin.

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