Definition of Alkaloids

1. Noun. (plural of alkaloid) ¹



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Definition of Alkaloids

1. alkaloid [n] - See also: alkaloid

Medical Definition of Alkaloids

1. Organic nitrogenous bases. Many alkaloids of medical importance occur in the animal and vegetable kingdoms, and some have been synthesised. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alkaloids

alkalises
alkalising
alkalitherapy
alkalizate
alkalizateness
alkalization
alkalizations
alkalize
alkalized
alkalizer
alkalizers
alkalizes
alkalizing
alkaloid
alkaloidal
alkaloids (current term)
alkalophile
alkaloses
alkalosis
alkalotic
alkaluria
alkane
alkane 1-monooxygenase
alkane series
alkanediyl
alkanediyls
alkanes
alkanesulfonates
alkanesulfonic acids
alkanet

Literary usage of Alkaloids

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1898)
"JN aqueous solutions of salts of the alkaloids, one of the most delicate of ... gives the limit of this precipitation, for the chief medicinal alkaloids, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"For the most part similar alkaloids are found in related plants, ... As to their location in the plants themselves, alkaloids are found mostly in the fruit ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"341, Oct. 1885), states that he has discovered the presence of alkaloids in ... His method of ascertaining the presence of the alkaloids was too crude to be ..."

4. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1917)
"THE VEGETABLE alkaloids. BY THOMAS A. HENRY, D. Sc. Since the date of the previous article a great deal of work on alkaloids has been published but it is ..."

5. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1897)
"The detection and especially the separation of the alkaloids is far more difficult than the detection and separation of most inorganic bases. ..."

6. Manual of Chemistry: A Guide to Lectures and Laboratory-work for Beginners by William Simon (1884)
"General properties of alkaloids. 1. They combine with acids (without elimination of ... The volatile alkaloids have a peculiar, disagreeable odor reminding ..."

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