Definition of Kephalin

1. n. One of a group of nitrogenous phosphorized principles, supposed by Thudichum to exist in brain tissue.



Definition of Kephalin

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of cephalin) ¹

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Definition of Kephalin

1. cephalin [n -S] - See also: cephalin

Medical Definition of Kephalin

1. One of a group of nitrogenous phosphorized principles, supposed by Thudichum to exist in brain tissue. Origin: Gr. The head. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kephalin

kentias
kenting
kentle
kentledges
kentles
kentrolite
kents
kentucky
kenya
kenyaite
kep
kepe
kephalic
kephalics
kephalin (current term)
kephalins
kephalomancy
kephir
kephirs
kepi
kepis
kepone
kepped
keppen
kepping
keppit
keps
kept
kept man

Literary usage of Kephalin

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1. Physiological chemistry: A Text-book and Manual for Students by Albert Prescott Mathews (1916)
"The emulsification and precipitation of the kephalin, by acid, ... The calcium and potassium are attached, in part, directly to the kephalin molecule. ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1903)
"The original alcohol-ether filtrate from which the kephalin has been removed ... The substance thus obtained resembles kephalin in that it darkens rapidly ..."

3. American Journal of Physiology by American Physiological Society (1887- ). (1913)
"Only a portion of the residue dissolved, as would be expected from the known small solubility of kephalin even in hot alcohol. The alcoholic solution while ..."

4. Principles of Biochemistry for Students of Medicine, Agriculture and Related by Thorburn Brailsford Robertson (1920)
"It used to be alleged, that kephalin differed from lecithin only in the addition of a methyl group, but recent investigations have shown the difference to ..."

5. Investigations Representing the Departments; Zo├Âlogy, Anatomy, Physiology by University of Chicago (1903)
"The substance thus obtained resembles kephalin in that it darkens rapidly ... The main bulk of the body is, therefore, kephalin, which agrees well with the ..."

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