Definition of Theobromine

1. n. An alkaloidal ureide, C7H8N4O2, homologous with and resembling caffeine, produced artificially, and also extracted from cacao and chocolate (from Theobroma Cacao) as a bitter white crystalline substance; -- called also dimethyl xanthine.



Definition of Theobromine

1. Noun. (chemistry) An alkaloid, of similar structure to caffeine, found in chocolate and cocoa. ¹

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Definition of Theobromine

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Medical Definition of Theobromine

1. An alkaloidal ureide, C7H8N4O2, homologous with and resembling caffeine, produced artificially, and also extracted from cacao and chocolate (from Theobroma Cacao) as a bitter white crystalline substance. Synonym: dimethyl xanthine. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Theobromine

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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"For the preparation oí theobromine the cocoa beans (commercially the husks which contain ... A considerable portion of the theobromine separates on cooling, ..."

2. The Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America: (The United States by United States Pharmacopoeial Convention (1820)
"One Gm. of theobromine Sodio-Salicylate dissolves in 1 mil of water at 25° slightly soluble in alcohol. theobromine Sodio-Salicylate is a white, ..."

3. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik. Holleman (1920)
"It is a colourless powder, soluble with difficulty in water, and possessing a weak basic character. On oxidation, it yields alloxan and urea. theobromine ..."

4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1858)
"—A very dilute aqueous solution of nitrate of theobromine mixed with nitrate ... A mixture of theobromine dissolved in hydrochloric acid with bichloride of ..."

5. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik Holleman (1920)
"Xanthine, theobromine, and caffeine have the following structural formulae and rational names: NH—CO NH CO CO C—NHX CO C—N(CH3) Xanthine or ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1907)
"theobromine—Curious Reaction.—G. Gerard mentions the following curious reaction of theobromine which does not appear to have been previously recorded : If ..."

7. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1920)
"Filter from the insoluble silver theobromine compound, and wash with hot water. In the filtrate determine the excess of silver nitrate by Vol- hard's f ..."

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