aloin
A yellow crystalline principle made up of aloe-emodin and glucose, obtained from aloe; used as a laxative. SYN: aloetin, barbaloin.

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al·o·in 'al-ə-wən n a bitter yellow crystalline cathartic obtained from the aloe and containing one or more glycosides (as barbaloin)

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al·o·in (alґo-in) a mixture of active principles, chiefly barbaloin, extracted from aloes; it has been used as a cathartic.

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  • Aloin — Al o*in, n. (Chem.) A bitter purgative principle in aloes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aloïn — (Pharm.), so v.w. Aloëbitter 1) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Aloīn — Aloīn, s. Aloe …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Aloin — Porté dans la Saône et Loire et les départements voisins, c est un nom de personne germanique, Alawin selon M. T. Morlet (ala = tout + win = ami), éventuellement Adalwin (adal = noble). Variantes : Alloin, Alloing, Alloingt, Allouin, Alouin …   Noms de famille

  • aloin — [al′ō in΄] n. a bitter, crystalline cathartic prepared from the aloe …   English World dictionary

  • Aloin — Drugbox IUPAC name = Aloin A: (10S) 10 Glucopyranosyl 1,8 dihydroxy 3 (hydroxymethyl) 9(10H) anthracenoneAloin B: (10R) 10 Glucopyranosyl 1,8 dihydroxy 3 (hydroxymethyl) 9(10H) anthracenone CAS number = 8015 61 0 ATC prefix = ATC suffix = PubChem …   Wikipedia

  • Aloin-a — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Barbaloin Andere Namen Aloin A 10 (1 ,5 Anhydroglucosyl)aloe emodin 9 anthron 1,8 Dihydroxy 3 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aloin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Aloin Andere Namen Aloin A …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • aloin — /al oh in/, n. Pharm. an intensely bitter, crystalline, water soluble powder composed of the active principles of and obtained from aloe, used chiefly as a purgative. [1835 45; ALOE + INE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • aloin — noun A glycoside derivative of anthracene, found in aloe, that is used as a laxative …   Wiktionary

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