salicin

salicin
A glucoside of o-hydroxybenzylalcohol, obtained from the bark of several species of Salix (willow) and Populus (poplar); s. is hydrolyzed to glucose and saligenin (salicyl alcohol); formerly used in rheumatoid arthritis.

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sal·i·cin 'sal-i-sin n a bitter white crystalline glucoside C13H18O7 found in the bark and leaves of several willows and poplars, yielding saligenin and glucose on hydrolysis, and formerly used in medicine as an antipyretic, antirheumatic, and tonic

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sal·i·cin (salґĭ-sin) a precursor of salicylic acid, contained in the bark of the willow (Salix spp.) and poplar (Populus spp.), that is responsible for the antiinflammatory and antipyretic effects of willow bark.

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  • Salicin — Sal i*cin, n. [L. salix, icis, a willow: cf. F. salicine. See {Sallow} the tree.] (Chem.) A glucoside found in the bark and leaves of several species of willow ({Salix}) and poplar, and extracted as a bitter white crystalline substance. also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Salicin — Salicin, sehr bitter schmeckendes Alkaloid, das in der Rinde u. den Blättern der meisten Weidenarten enthalten ist; officinell …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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  • salicin — noun Etymology: French salicine, from Latin salic , salix willow more at sallow Date: 1830 a bitter white crystalline glucoside C13H18O7 found in the bark and leaves of several willows and poplars and used in medicine like salicylic acid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • salicin — /sal euh sin/, n. Pharm. a colorless, crystalline, water soluble glucoside, C13H18O7, obtained from the bark of the American aspen: used in medicine chiefly as an antipyretic and analgesic. Also called salicyl alcohol glucoside /sal euh sil/.… …   Universalium

  • salicin — noun A glucoside derivative of salicylic acid; the active principle of willow bark, once used medicinally …   Wiktionary

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