Amygdalin



a white, bitter-tasting, water-soluble, glycosidic powder, C 20 H 27 NO 11 , 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.
Historical Examples

amygdalin, amygdaline, a-mig′da-lin, n. a crystalline principle existing in the kernel of bitter almonds.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

Concentrate the residuary liquor to a sixth part, and add ether, which will throw down the amygdalin.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

The best known and most widely distributed of these is amygdalin.
The Chemistry of Plant Life Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher

In other words, amygdalin is a true glucoside rather than a maltoside.
The Chemistry of Plant Life Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher

It is, therefore, similar to amygdalin, except that one glucose molecule is replaced by arabinose.
The Chemistry of Plant Life Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher

Solution of amygdalin mixed with emulsion of sweet almonds developed no smell of bitter almonds if some salicylic acid were added.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

amygdalin was first discovered in 1830, and was one of the first substances to be recognized as a glucoside.
The Chemistry of Plant Life Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher

In the amygdalin molecule, it exists in the dextro form, which has been named “prunasin.”
The Chemistry of Plant Life Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher

The most important cyanogenetic glucoside is amygdalin, which occurs in bitter almonds.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2 Various

noun
a white soluble bitter-tasting crystalline glycoside extracted from bitter almonds and stone fruits such as peaches and apricots. Formula: C6H5CHCNOC12H21O10

amygdalin a·myg·da·lin (ə-mĭg’də-lĭn)
n.
A glycoside found in seeds and other plant parts of many members of the rose family, such as kernels of the apricot, peach, and bitter almond. Also called amygdaloside.

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