Tannin vs Ellagitannin - What's the difference?

tannin | ellagitannin |


As nouns the difference between tannin and ellagitannin

is that tannin is tannin while ellagitannin is (organic chemistry) any of a group of tannins, related to ellagic acid, that have potential as anticancer drugs.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

tannin

English

(wikipedia tannin)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) Tannic acid or any of its derivatives.
  • Synonyms

    * when used as a food colouring

    ellagitannin

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a group of tannins, related to ellagic acid, that have potential as anticancer drugs