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em·o·din

(em'ō-din),
A catharitc found in crystalline form in rhubarb, senna, cascara sagrada, and other purgative drugs.
Synonym(s): 1, 3, 8-trihydroxy-6-methylanthroquinone, archin, frangulic acid

emodin

(ĕm′ə-dĭn′)
n.
An orange crystalline compound, C15H10O5, that is obtained from rhubarb and other plants and has cathartic, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties.

emodin

a purgative glycoside found in the plant rhamnus.
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