Definition of Tomatine

1. Noun. A a toxic glycoalkaloid found in the stems and leaves of tomato plants, which has fungicidal properties. ¹



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Medical Definition of Tomatine

1. An alkaloid that occurs in the extract of leaves of wild tomato plants. It has been found to inhibit the growth of various fungi and bacteria. It is used as a precipitating agent for steroids. Pharmacological action: antifungal agents, anti-infective agents, indicators and reagents. Chemical name: beta-D-Galactopyranoside, (3beta,5alpha,22beta,25S)-spirosolan-3-yl O-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-2)-O-(beta-D-xylopyranosyl-(1-3))-O-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-4)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tomatine

tomacco
tomahawk
tomahawk mark
tomahawked
tomahawking
tomahawks
tomaley
tomalley
tomalleys
toman
tomans
tomatillo
tomatilloes
tomatillos
tomatinase
tomatine (current term)
tomato
tomato blight
tomato can
tomato concentrate
tomato fruitworm
tomato hornworm
tomato juice
tomato juices
tomato ketchup
tomato paste
tomato pastes
tomato plant
tomato purée
tomato purées

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