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- n. A toxic isoflavone, the 7-glucoside of irigenin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless glucoside, C24H26O13, found in orris root. It crystallizes in colorless needles.
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The official dose of this "iridin" is from one to three grains.
A liability to the formation of gall stones may be remedied by giving one grain of the oleoresin (iridin) every night for twelve nights.
The blue flag contains furfural which can cause nausea and iridin, a powerful hepatic stimulant.
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