Definition of pustulin in English:

pustulin

noun

Biochemistry
  • = pustulan.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From German Pustulin from scientific Latin pustul- (in pustulata, specific epithet of the lichen which contains the substance, Lasallia (Umbilicaria) pustulata (adopted by Linnaeus for this species in his Species plantarum II. 1150); from classical Latin pustulātus) + German -in.

Pronunciation

pustulin

/ˈpʌstʃʊlɪn//ˈpʌstjʊlɪn/