Definition of Spongins

1. Noun. (plural of spongin) ¹



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Definition of Spongins

1. spongin [n] - See also: spongin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spongins

spongier
spongiest
spongiform
spongiform encephalopathy
spongilla
spongillafly
spongily
sponginess
sponginesses
sponging
sponging-house
sponging-houses
spongins (current term)
spongio-
spongioblast
spongioblastoma
spongiocyte
spongiocytes
spongioid
spongiole
spongioles
spongiolite
spongiolites
spongiologist
spongiologists
spongiopilin
spongiose

Literary usage of Spongins

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1. Principles of Biochemistry for Students of Medicine, Agriculture and Related by Thorburn Brailsford Robertson (1920)
"It is insoluble in acids but soluble in concentrated alkalies. Some of the spongins contain iodine as an integral part of the molecule. ..."

2. Principles of Biochemistry for Students of Medicine, Agriculture and Related by Thorburn Brailsford Robertson (1920)
"It is insoluble in acids but soluble in concentrated alkalies. Some of the spongins contain iodine as an integral part of the molecule. ..."

3. Lessons in Qualitative and Volumetric Chemical Analysis: For the Use of by Charles O. Curtman, Friedrich Konrad Beilstein (1894)
"spongins, insoluble in hot water, or changed by such solution. II. Vegetable Protein Bodies. 1. Plant albumins, soluble in water, coagulated by heat ..."

4. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie by Albert von Kölliker (1889)
"Die Reduktion des Skelettes führt in völlig unabhängiger Weise entweder zu einem Ersatz des spongins durch Sand, eine Tendenz, die schon bei vielen ..."

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