(redirected from Archin)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.


An orange crystalline compound, C15H10O5, that is obtained from rhubarb and other plants and has cathartic, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties.

[New Latin (Rheum) ēmōdī, a species of rhubarb : genitive of ēmōdus (from Greek Ēmōdos, the Himalayas) + -in.]


(Elements & Compounds) chem a chemical compound obtained from, primarily, rhubarb root
References in periodicals archive ?
Illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were also recovered inside the cabin of the vessel's crewmen namely Ramil Archin, chief mate; Erbert John De Juan, second mate; and Noel Keith Bernabat, working mate.
October 4, in the framework of the 19th Russian agro-industrial exhibition "Golden Autumn" in Moscow, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Chuvash Republic - Agriculture Minister Sergei Artamonov and Chairman of the Association of Regional Agricultural Producers Sergei Archin signed an Agreement on Cooperation between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Chuvash Republic and the Association of Regional Agricultural Producers.
Reporting their findings in Nature in 2012, Archin et al.