What does laetrile mean?

Definitions for laetrileˈleɪ ɪ trɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laetrile(noun)

    a substance derived from amygdalin; publicized as an antineoplastic drug although there is no supporting evidence


  1. laetrile(Noun)

    A drug, derived from the amygdalin of apricot kernels, once thought capable of destroying cancer cells by the release of cyanide but later banned in the United States by the FDA.

  2. Origin: A contraction of l-mandelonitrile, from ἀμυγδάλη + -o- + nitrile.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of laetrile in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of laetrile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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