Definition of Thalline

1. a. Consisting of a thallus.



2. n. An artificial alkaloid of the quinoline series, obtained as a white crystalline substance, C10H13NO, whose salts are valuable as antipyretics; - - so called from the green color produced in its solution by certain oxidizing agents.

Definition of Thalline

1. Adjective. (botany) Having a thallus ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete medicine) Any of several derivatives of quinoline used as an antipyretic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thalline

1. pertaining to thallus [adj] - See also: thallus

Medical Definition of Thalline

1. Consisting of a thallus. An artificial alkaloid of the quinoline series, obtained as a white crystalline substance, C10H13NO, whose salts are valuable as antipyretics; so called from the green colour produced in its solution by certain oxidizing agents. Origin: Gr. A young shoot or branch. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thalline

thalidomide
thalidomide baby
thalidomides
thalience
thalis
thallane
thallate
thallates
thallation
thallations
thallene
thalli
thallian
thallic
thalliferous
thalline (current term)
thallious
thallium
thallium 201
thallium heart scan
thallium poisoning
thallium radioisotopes
thallium stress test
thalliums
thalloan
thallogen
thallogens
thalloid
thallophyte

Literary usage of Thalline

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"thalline has its name (meaning "green") from the deep emerald-green coloration it produces with ferric chloride or other oxidizing agents. ..."

2. Genera Lichenum: An Arrangement of the North American Lichens by Edward Tuckerman (1872)
"Nor are the, here important, thalline characters always clear as yet; though we venture, to some extent, to rely on our interpretation of these, ..."

3. Antisepsis and Antiseptics by Charles Milton Buchanan (1895)
"It is given in doses of 2 to C grains, preferably in tablets or in alcoholic or syrupy mixtures. thalline.—C,H10N(OCH,). This substance is also termed ..."

4. American Druggist (1887)
"thalline (the sulphate was used in the experiments') is not withdrawn from acid ... Urine does not require any preliminary treatment when thalline is to be ..."

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