Definition of Levulin

1. n. A substance resembling dextrin, obtained from the bulbs of the dahlia, the artichoke, and other sources, as a colorless, spongy, amorphous material. It is so called because by decomposition it yields levulose.



Definition of Levulin

1. Noun. (organic compound) A substance resembling dextrin, obtained from the bulbs of the dahlia, the artichoke, and other sources, that yields levulose on decomposition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Levulin

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Levulin

1. A substance resembling dextrin, obtained from the bulbs of the dahlia, the artichoke, and other sources, as a colourless, spongy, amorphous material. It is so called because by decomposition it yields levulose. Alternative forms: laevulin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Levulin

levopropoxyphene
levopropoxyphene napsylate
levorotary
levorotation
levorotatory
levorotatory isomer
levorphanol
levorphanol tartrate
levosalbutamol
levothyroxine
levotorsion
levoversion
levs
levulan
levulic acid
levulin (current term)
levulinate
levulinates
levulinic
levulinic acid
levulinic acids
levulins
levulosaemia
levulosan
levulosans
levulose
levuloses
levulosuria
levy

Literary usage of Levulin

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1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1896)
"The crude inulin was collected on a filter, dried at 100 degrees C., and weighed, (d) levulin: The alcoholic filtrate from the inulin was evaporated to ..."

2. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas Academy of Science Meeting (1896)
"The crude inulin was collected on a filter, dried at 100 degrees C., and weighed, (d) levulin: The alcoholic filtrate from the inulin was evaporated to ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1900)
"The sugar is estimated by Fehling's Solution and calculated into levulin, using 0.9 as a factor. To show how the root may vary with the character of the ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1893)
"(//) levulin.—The alcoholic filtrate from ihe inulin was evaporated to drive off the alcohol, and the dense residue dissolved in water. ..."

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